Friday, 22 March 2013
Antique-ing in the snow
It was a chilly one for Peterborough Festival of Antiques this morning, but I'd set the alarm for 6am and I decided I'd go despite the snow floating past the window. I'm really glad I did.
Well wrapped up in thermals, coat, sheepskin lined boots, gloves and hat, it was good to be out in the fresh air. I did feel sorry for some of the dealers in the outdoor area, as the wind was howling and the marquees were taking off. But people were still buying.
I sold a few things on ebay last week, so I had a few pounds to spend. I wanted hooks for the bathroom, and perhaps a little cabinet....in the end I bought the hooks from my friend Tracey's shop, and decided that I'd use a cabinet that is in my shed. But I did come home with some lovely fabrics, an old quilt, and this....