Tuesday, 28 April 2020

Rainy Days & Mondays - Lockdown Days 38 & 39



After my Wii Fit session on Monday morning (day 38), I logged on to my PC and placed another order with the garden centre for delivery later this week. Over breakfast Jon & I compiled a shopping list and, once he was dressed, he drove down to the Co-op and swung by Johal's on the way back for a couple of missing items.


I left Jon in the kitchen disinfecting the shopping and dusted our bedroom, brushed the floor and scrubbed the tea stains off the bedside tables.



 I went into the spare room and pulled everything sparkly, feather-trimmed or overly flamboyant out of the wardrobe. I emptied my Summer suitcase, hung up my wraparound block print skirts, ethnic blouses and a handful of lightweight cotton maxi dresses with sleeves. Not so much a seasonal changeover as a lockdown lifestyle changeover.


I moved a couple of carexes that had grown too big for their pots and then gave the patio plants a watering. Jon popped out to inspect the seedlings, coming back with a handful of rocket and lettuce leaves to have on our lunchtime sandwich.


After lunch I searched eBay for cottage garden type flower seeds, finding a seller with a huge variety and treated myself to black-eyed Susans, cornflowers, candytuft, calendula, evening primrose and columbine which came to just over £8 including postage.


Jon pottered around the greenhouse, replanting the lemon cucumber that had become waterlogged along with more aubergine, French beans and courgettes and potted up a few peppers.


Then he finished off building his black box to house the electrics for the outdoor lighting. Who needs DIY shops? Jon's got most of it stashed away somewhere.


I repositioned a passionflower as it wasn't happy on the wall outside Jon's music room. I removed the supports it had previously climbed up and touched up the wall with some masonry paint.


We locked everything up and went for a walk around the block, bumping into a friend on the way and chatting - at a safe distance - for a while.


 Despite the forecast being for a much cooler day, it was still pleasantly warm. I wore a 1970s embroidered cheesecloth blouse bought from eBay last year and the reclaimed patchwork maxi skirt again.


Tea was jacket potatoes with coleslaw and cheese (I'll start looking like a potato soon!) After a blog comment catch-up, we watched BBC4's Museums in Quarantine featuring the Andy Warhol exhibition at the Tate and Grayson Perry's Art Club.


At bedtime, I read another chapter of the book I'd started on Sunday. It's been years since I read anything by Margaret Forster, I'd forgotten how much I love her writing.


This morning (day 39), for the first time in weeks, we woke to torrential rain. After my Wii Fit & our fruit and yoghurt breakfast, I had an epic blog catch-up over a mug of coffee. Jon braved the rain to wire a solar-powered control panel to Gilbert while I went upstairs to clean the spare bedroom. With the temperature plummeting to 8°C there was little to tempt me into the garden.


Recently Vronni, Beate, Monica, Ann, Sheila & Fig have shared photos of their dressing tables so here's mine. If you've been following me for a while you'll no doubt already be acquainted with it, an Edwardian scumble-glazed piece I picked up in a charity shop about 15 years ago.


Using a car boot sale picture frame, a piece of plywood, a posh wallpaper sample and some cup hooks, Jon made me the necklace holder.


It's sturdy enough to accommodate my big tribal pieces.





My earrings live on this wired mannequin, another chazza shop find.


I used to have three times this amount of earrings but came to my senses last year when I realised I only ever wore the same few and donated the rest to the charity shop.


These small banks of drawers lived on my Mum's dressing table. I decoupaged them with vintage Bollywood film posters when I inherited them.  The smaller set contains my makeup, false eyelashes, bindis and eyelash dyeing kit. The larger ones house my bangles.


The 1920s train case came from a car boot sale, I store all my hair accessories in there (combs, brushes, hair & headbands, hair sticks, clips, grips and slides.


This monogrammed silver dressing table set is dated 1929 and was my Great-Auntie Maud (her first name was Alice but she went by her middle name) 21st birthday present. The boar bristle hairbrush is the best thing ever, I use it every day.


Ann has the same piece of 1970s plastic partyware on her dressing table. Hers contains her perspex rings, mine holds my nail stuff - Barry M nail paint, nail varnish remover, toe spacers, nail files and a couple of orange sticks.


The hands were both charity shop buys. My Mum wore the orange ring when she was expecting me in 1966 and the two clear perspex rings were also hers. The silver bags (one containing a miniature prayer book) were my great grandma's. Like my earrings I've given away most of my rings in recent years, I nearly always wear the same ones anyway. The three biggest are Lamani tribal toe rings, the gilt coloured ones are Afghan, I bought the silver & aquamarine ring for my 30th birthday and the silver thumb ring was a souvenir from Morroco in the 1990s.


The amber ring was a 50p charity shop find in the 1990s and is marked Denmark. Several years ago I came across a photo of George Best taken in 1969 with his Danish girlfriend, Eva Haraldstad, and noticed she was wearing the same ring.


I do love an old set of drawers! This is not so much an apprentice piece as something a grandad might have knocked up in his shed but at £1.50 it's ideal for storing the earrings that won't hang off my mannequin. The hand was a present from my brother and the solid silver tribal bangle was bought in Jodhpur back in January (a lifetime ago!)


My handsome maharajah contains my brooches, not something I normally wear as I've got enough going on with my long hair, pendants, bangles, earrings and rings. I used to collect Victorian jet jewellery as a teenager - it was easy to come by at jumble sales back in the 1980s. The chap in the middle is my great-grandfather, it was my great-grandmother's mourning brooch (there's a piece of cloth cut from his suit at the back), the silver monogrammed brooch was another inherited piece as was the Victorian heart-shaped brooch, the enamel bluebird and the silver butterfly wing brooch. The Victorian ammonite and both banded agate brooches were all charity shop finds. The turquoise brooch is by Ruskin and came from a jumble sale.


My dressing table has small drawers beneath each side mirror, the perfect place for storing the stuff that rarely sees the light of day, like Alice Chapman (Grandpa's mother's maiden name) monogrammed silver locket.


Here are two Victorian bog oak mourning lockets, each containing a lock of hair from a deceased sweetheart.


Mum's engagement ring, a few nick-nacks I collected from junk shops as a child and a hallmarked silver button from an ancestor's dress made into a pendant (and in dire need of a polish).


Great-great grandmother's enamel fob watch, a Victorian silver vesta case and mirror from a chatelaine, a gold, diamond and turquoise ring I inherited as a child, a jet locket and a butterfly wing pendant. I found the Italian micro-mosaic bar brooch wedged under the carpet when I cleared the parental home, it must have belonged to the original owner of the house (the only other person to have lived there) as girly, dainty and pretty certainly wasn't to my Mum's taste.


What with cleaning, sweeping, dusting and taking photos, other than a break for noodles, that was how I spent the best part of the day. We do have some growing news to report, however, namely the Ruby Red Swiss chard, purple cauliflower, lemon cucumber I planted last week have sprung up overnight.


Jon has also taken delivery of a couple of packs of paintbrushes he ordered last week. If the weather continues to keep us housebound maybe we'll start decorating.

We're having curried chickpeas and salad filled pitta bread tonight, I haven't checked if there's anything decent to watch on TV but I'll let you know if I find anything.

Stay safe, sane and positive!

61 comments:

  1. Yesterday was an unpleasant day-in my mind-this morning I made a big attempt to look for joy. I should have added my circle of bloggers that I look forward to reading, seeing their pictures, and reading about life. I love the glimpses into your day, and your positive approach to all things lightens my mind. today I feel much more positive, and ambitious, Weird though-yesterday was gorgeous and sunny and warm. Today is rainy, gloomy, cool. So it truly was my mindset. I think I'll give myself a project or two to look forward to after my work day ends. On the bright side, I showered, washed hair, dressed in an actual work shirt, and feel human again. You are right that how we dress and practice self care is essential to well being.

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    1. I'm so glad that you're feeling positive and ambitious today. I must admit that today was a bit of a struggle to get motivated, it's been cold, gloomy and wet all day but I got some stuff done in the house.
      A biit of self care is the best therapy. xxx

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  2. You have so many amazing family pieces, so nice for you to have that history. Raining here now as well although yesterday there was a break in the rain and I was able to do a little planting. I doubt if there is a speck of dust left in your house!

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    1. This rain needs to stop, I don't want to be inundated with slugs and snails chopping on my seedlings. Sending positive thoughts for lots more sunshine for both our countries.
      I've never known the house so clean! xxx

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  3. I love seeing all your bits and pieces, Vix - thank you for sharing your dressing table. Mine is shown off every 6 months when I do my accessories swap-over, plus it's rather excessive! I love that you have so many vintage and family heirlooms. That silver brush set is exquisite! How wonderful that you still use the brush every day!

    I'm going to give the library a stab at organization today - I feel the need to "shop" my giveaway pile! Happy Tuesday to you, Jon and the boys. Hugs, She

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    1. Thanks, Sheila! Of course, you and L share your phenomenal collections every six months, I've just added you to the list.
      The hairbrush is so good, I've got really flyaway hair, the hairdressers always used to say that it's fine but there's a lot of it. That real bristle brush really seems to give it more body and get rid of the static. I'd hate to think how much they cost to buy these days.
      Enjoy your library sorting, that might be something I can look at tomorrow if this rain continues.
      Love to you all! xxx

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  4. I love all your little treasures. Thank you for sharing the lineage of each piece. I am sorely missing the thrift shops, garage sales and hunting for treasure and seeing your lovelies helps fill the void. Stay safe and healthy!

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    1. Thanks so much, I'm glad you enjoyed a look at the contents of my dressing table! I'm trying not to think of the secondhand shopping opportunities we're missing, I hope we don't lose the skill to shop when life returns to normal! Take care! xxx

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  5. Your colourful rail of frocks and skirts is a joy to behold! And yay, you're joining us in the dressing table show and tell. The necklace holder is a fabulous creation, and I love the mannequin earring holder. Aren't those 1970s partyware dishes fabulous? Surely they are wasted just to be used what they were intended for! The decoupaged drawers are brilliant and the silver dressing table set is to die for. As are all those family heirlooms and the Victorian jet! I love Margaret Forster and I've read The Memory Box. We had a rather miserable rainy day here too ... hope Spring returns soon! xxx

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    1. I was sad to pack away some of my mahoosive sleeved dresses and psychedelia but I thought I'd be realistic and just have stuff hanging up that I can actually wear around the house - it'll reduce the time I take to choose my outfit for the day if nothing else!
      Can you imagine putting nibbles in our orange partyware? Such sacriledge!
      I feel very decadent using that brush every day.
      Let's keep everything crossed for the return of sunshine, today felt like a different world. xxx

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  6. You have some beautiful heirloom jewellery and your tribal jewellery is gorgeous too. I've loved looking at it all and hearing a bit about the history of the pieces.
    It's definitely been a day for staying inside today, with the forecast set to rain all week I can't wait to see what you do with those paintbrushes!
    I love your choice of wildflower seeds, at least the garden will love the rain.
    Love to all in your house, stay safe xxx

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    1. Thanks, Sally! There's a lot of the stuff I haven't worn for years but its been part of my life for so long I feel like I have to hold on to it all!
      It'll definitely be indoor pursuits this week, the forecast looks vile!
      Take care! xxxx

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  7. Do you think this experience has changed how you view your home and how you spend your time in it? Arilx

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    1. Good question! I only said to Jon a couple of days ago that I look at the house from the outside now and it actually looks loved - there's a heck of a way to go inside though! xxx

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  8. Great post dear,thanks for sharing!
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  9. How lovely to see all your jewellery! What gorgeous pieces. I'm guilty of just wearing the same few things all the time. I really need to branch out or to donate some when the chazzas are open again. I must admit, though I think I'm doing OK generally, I am missing going round the chatity shops.
    I really enjoyed the Grayson Perry show, I really like him and Philippa. :-)

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    1. Thanks, Annie! I had far too many earrings and bangles and they were starting to confuse me when I got dressed every day. Donating a huge bag of my jewellery to the charity shop was very cathartic, I had to remiember not to look on the accessories shelf for a few weeks afterwards just in case I accidentally bought it!
      I loved the Grayson Perry Show, Philippa is lovely. That sketch he did of her was so good! xxx

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  10. Your photo by the window is rather beautiful, one of those indefinable sort of photos that I love. Your inherited silver brush and mirror set, and the silver bags? Absolutely gorgeous.

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    1. Thanks so much, I really struggle with indoor photos but rather liked how that attempt worked out.
      There's something charming about old silver, isn't there? I used to dangle that tiny silver bag from my finger when I went to parties as a child! xxx

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  11. we had some rain in the forecast - but nothing came down. dust devils on the driveway......

    thanx for the sight seeing tour around your dressing table! your antique and inherited jewelry made my old thing loving heart beat faster. and the tribal ornaments are a treasure on its own. i wish i was in that charity shop after you donated your earrings :-D
    xxxxx

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    1. You're welcome to some of ours, we've got a few more days of it althugh it's brought the bluebells out and perked up a few plants I'd moved around last week so not so bad, really!
      I'm so picky with earrings, I always feel that they can make or break an outfit, lessening the choice made getting dressed much speedier! xxx

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  12. I have a confession! I love these type of posts. I am sorry you could not get out in your lovely garden but you being you still found lots to do! and it made for a lovely post for us readers so thank you for taking time to take all those photos. Love how you know the history of your pieces. Your house always looks fab hmm wonder what decorating you will be doingxx

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    1. Hello! I'm so glad you enjoyed the post! The last few days of rain have curtailed my gardening so I'm poking around in cupboards and drawers to stay busy.
      No painting yet...I'm sure it'll happen soon. xxx

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  13. blogger has not been allowing me to leave comments so sorry if this turns out to be a duplicate! just loved seeing all your heirlooms, maybe will post a few of my own sometime. how lovely to have things that despite their age can still be used, like your silver backed hairbrush. Love these posts, lockdown is bringing out the best in blogland!

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    1. I'm behind in my commenting, it slips so quickly!
      I'd love to see some of your heirlooms, Betty! I pulled out a few more curiosities yesterday, a lovely way to while away the time when it's too wet to play outside. xxx

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  14. Thank you for reminding me of the epic day when my mother accompanied me to a famous department store to purchase my real bristle brush. Decades later, it still serves me well.
    Your delightful rootle through your drawers filled with heirloom jewelry and mementoes prompted a "historic treasure hunt at home" guide I wrote for a museum whose budget for child education was nil. The instructions directed the kids to ask an elder to tell the stories behind the items in her jewelry box, just as you have done, then select a special item, draw it and bring in the drawing for a show-and-tell. (A few even brought along the elder, and a great time was had by all!)

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    1. edit: "prompted a recollection of a "historic..."
      Many years, ago, alas, when there were no laptops for kids but the museum doors were open and admission was free.

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    2. Those brushes really are worth the investment, aren't they? My 91 year old hairbrush is way better than anthing else I've ever used.
      I love the "treasure hunt at home" guide, not only a lovely way of bringing history to life. xxx

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  15. Oooh, you've got some lovely heirloom bits and bobs there, missis! I have a couple of pieces of Victorian mourning jewellery myself, from my stepfather's family. I still loves me some Whitby jet, though I imagine it costs several arms and legs these days.

    I admire your restraint when it comes to booting out jewellery. I do have regular bangle culls, and offer friends pieces I find I don't wear, but I still seem to have tons. I think my rings multiply when I'm not looking, like paperclips. Sneaky devils.

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    1. Thanks, Fig! I love tipping out those drawers every now and then and studying my collection, I feel like a child all over again!
      I can't believe the price of jet these days, I blame the Goths! xxx

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  16. You are looking lovely in your maxi skirts and tops. I absolutely love the green of the cheesecloth top. The garden seems to be doing you both proud and no wonder with all that loving care lavished on it!

    Oh my goodness; how I loved your dressing table. It was so reminiscent of my granny's Rosewood one down to the two little drawers...I loved all your bits and bobs and knick knacks. It's so amazing you have so much inherited stuff and that you've kept some of it since childhood. I have nothing left at all from my childhood bar a few books!

    I just loved your Frida Kahlo earrings and I think I spied two pairs! Love Great Aunt Maud's dressing table set; such beautiful shapes. Jon made a brilliant necklace hanger for you and you are very good at culling your stuff. I try... It's fab that you Ann have the same piece on your dressing tables for storage!

    Finally, Margaret Forster. I have every book of her's except one. I try to build up whole collections of authors I like and she's one. My of my most favourite of hers is 'The Travels of Maudie Tipstaff'.

    Happy reading,
    xxxx

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    1. Thanks, Vronni! I'd never seen a green cheesecloth top before, luckily for me it wasn't listed as vintage so I was able to snaffle it for a bargain price.
      I spotted the dressing table in a charity shop window one day as I walked to work. I dashed back in my lunch hour and was delighted that it was still there, priced at £20 I didn't expect it wuld be!
      I've got three pairs of Frida earrings (greedy!)
      I haven't read The Travels of Maudie Tipstaff, I'll try and track a copy down. xxx

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  17. I have cleaned more than I've done in ages and washed curtains and started to quite enjoy it yesterday strangely for me.I wondered if I've been locked in for too long now.Inside my cream and red 1960s musical jewelry box with ballerina inside there are a few brooches of my Grandma's-several butterflies and swallows-she was born 1903.Also my mum's middle name was Maud too x

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    1. Hello Flis! The cleaning bug comes to us all, I'm sure it won't last! I do enjoy it though, it's like regaining a bit of control over our enviroment in these strange times.
      It's lovely to hear that, like Lise who also commented, you've got some of your Grandma's treasures. We ought to wear them, shouldn't we?
      Isn't Maud a lovely name? xxx

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  18. First time commenting, but reading for at least a year, Hi Vix, Lise on the Black Sea Coast of Bulgaria (originally from South Africa) here. Gosh, I love your jewellery collection. I also have childhood knick-knacks I have carried around with me for almost 50 years, I have just turned 54. I am most curious if you now any more detail about the blue enameled bird heirloom that you have, as I have a brooch of two little birds, one green and one blue, inherited from my Irish Granny, and I was wondering from what era they are? Rgds, Lise

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    1. Hello Lise! How lovely to hear from you. I'm happy to know that I'm not the only fifty-something who holds on to our childhood treasures, all the more impressive as you've moved around continents.
      Swallow brooches were popular in Victorian and Edwardian times so yours are at least 100 years old, officially antiques!
      Much love to you. xxx

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  19. I love your dressing table and all the awesome jewelry, momentos, little drawers and the plastic partyware nail polish holder. I need to go through my jewelry and take out all the stuff I never use (there's tons of it and I don't wanna). It would be nice to have an easier time finding what I'm looking for though. So great that you still use the hairbrush! Today is time for more garden stuff. I'm have some mini zinnia seeds and I found some seeds for cardinal climbers which I've never heard of. I'll give them a try by the fence. They're supposed to attract hummingbirds. We had our first hummingbird visitor today so I made a quick cup of juice and put out the feeder. Have a happy Spring day!

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    1. Thanks, Cherylene! It's good to have a declutter every now and then, I only like to have things out that I actually wear, that way I can fully appreciate them without getting overwhelmed.
      Good luck with the planting, I've googled both zinnias and cardinal climbers and they're stunning. How fantastic to have hummingbirds, I've only ever seen them when we've travelled.
      Stay safe! xxx

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  20. We had a few drops of rain today, but that was that, the sun came out. It is good you got to catch up with blogging, so at least the rainy cold day wasn't waisted.
    It was lovely seeing your dressing table and how you organize your accessories. The Victorian mourning lockets are fascinating, I didn't know such a thing existed.

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    1. Rain be gone! I know it's good for the garden but it's not so good for our souls when we're stuck indoors.
      Queen Victoria made mourning fashionable, introducing mourning clothes and jewellery. They were a morbid lot those Victorians! x

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    2. yes, definitely a bit on the morbid side but very fascinating nevertheless. I wonder has it had anything to do with Queen Victoria and her choosing to mourn for her husband for so long.

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  21. Jet, bog oak-you're making my hear beat faster! Those are beautiful pieces. I know the stuff is dead common in your part of the world, but here it sells for a small fortune.

    Excited to see your garden is coming along. Now if only the weather cooperates.

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    1. Thank you! They used to be cheap but even here they've shot up to way out of my price range these days.
      It's sunny at the moment, I hope the garden centre deliver this morning so I can get planting before the heavens open again. x

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  22. I so enjoyed a peek at your dressing table and your inherited treasures, so wonderful to have and enjoy. The dressing table set from your great aunt is in such good condition and the boar bristle brush must take you back every time you brush your locks.
    Hope your weather improves , its raining here too but we are heading toward Winter.

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    1. Thanks Jill, glad you enjoyed the post! I've woken up to sunshine this morning, hooray! x

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  23. I’m caught up again now. What’s been so lovely about your lockdown diaries is your positivity and the great team work you and Jon show. Do you plan what you will do the day after or just go for it. I’ve started a daily planner and it’s nice ticking things off no matter how small the task.
    I watched the Peggy Guggenheim documentary some time ago and loved it too. The Grayson Perry art club has been my favourite programme so far and can’t wait for it to come on next week.
    Keep going with the blog Vix and love to you both xxx

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    1. Thanks so much, Lynn. Like you & Philip, we are so lucky to have a garden, piles of stuff, lots of interests and to enjoy each other's company.
      I sort of have a mental plan of things we need to do but often decide on the day depending on weather and what seems the most appealing. I like the sound of your daily planner, I love ticking stuff off lists!
      Loved Grayson Perry's show and the Peggy Guggenheim film was wonderful. The BBC has some amazing arts stuff, we'll come out of lockdown a lot more knowledgable than how we started! xxx

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    2. We will and Philip is now learning to cook xxx

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  24. OOh, I enjoyed this post! Loving your beautiful outfits (esp the second one which you didn't talk about! Glorious!)
    I cannot believe your chard came up overnight- mine has taken THREE WEEKS to do the same (but it was outside!)
    Wow, you have some beautiful pieces from your inheritances! How glorious! Really nice to see your inherited pieces too! Spicy chickpeas sound great!

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    1. Thanks, Kezzie! Both the block printed blouse & skirt were Ebay finds and the belt was 20p from a car boot sale.
      I was amazed at how quickly the cghard sprung into life. We sowed it outside a couple of years ago but it was a bit of a pain to keep running outside and covering it up when the weather looked a bit iffy.
      The chick peas were tinned and already spiced, they're by Natco and were from Johal's the other day. A tasty alternative! xxx

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  25. woww, your posts are being so entertaining and cheering up!.
    Love to have a look at your home, every colorful detail and piece is so delightful!. Both your bedroom and spare room look really fabulous!.
    I agree that both the unpredictable weather and our lockdown lifestyle have turned seasonal changeover into something 'different' this year.

    Your dressing table is So Fabulous, and I love so much all those drawers (I'm a huge fan of drawers!) and your tribal pieces collection!. And I admire your resolution of keeping just some favourite earrings (I own too many of them!). Loving those inherited pieces you still use, the dressing table set is such a beauty!
    And I've been looking for a plastic partyware like yours and Anne's, as I think they make funky displayers!. 70's orange plastic rocks!
    Love the Bollywood decoupage, love the train case and love all your fabulousness!
    besos

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    1. Hello Monica! I'm so happy that you're enjoying my posts, I'm loving yours!
      I had to avoid parts of the charity shop for weeks after donating my earrings & rings, I'd probably have ended up buying them back. It's so much easier only having items I want to wear now, though. xxx

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  26. I so enjoy seeing how other people store/display their jewellery and accessories. You are so lucky to have so many vintage pieces that belonged to relatives. My family is not one to pass on jewellery so aside from a couple of rings that belonged to my mother and maternal grandmother (whom I never met), I don't have much family history in my jewel box.

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    1. It really is fascinating having a poke around people's homes. Lockdown blogginh has been brilliant, as nobody is buying or going anywhere so many of my virtual friends are photographing bits of their homes or chatting about the kind of day to day stuff that we'd normally take for granted. xxx

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  27. You are looking absolutely beautiful in your tops and maxi skirts. The patchwork one in particular is gorgeous.

    Thankyou so much for the sticky-beak into your treasure trove of jewels. I feel like a kid in a lolly shop. So much beauty!! Your tribal pieces are amazing. Love their display on the picture frame. The orange plastic serving tray (like Ann's) is pure candy. One day I'll have to do a big clear out of ear-rings/necklaces. I have plastic hardware containers full but you would never know as I only ever rotate the same few.

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    1. Thaks so much, Suzy. Wearing dresses makes me lazy, skirts take a lot more thought as I have to find tops to go with them.
      I'm glad you enjoyed your rummage around my dressing table, it was very liberating to part with lots of the things I'd accumulated over the years. A few years ago I had so many bangles that I had to store them in a bucket, while I'll never ever do minimalism, having fewer but much loved pieces really makes me appreciate all that I own. xxx

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  28. Your dressing table is fascinating!
    xx

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  29. I so enjoyed seeing your Collections, especially the Family Heirlooms!

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  30. I loved having a peak into your wardrobe (so many beautiful, colourful, patterned dresses) and your dressing table. I liked looking at all your jewellery and your inherited pieces. X

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