Warmth in a cold snap

Britain is experiencing a cold snap and consequently there is talk of how to keep warm. This has made me look at old ways to keep out the cold. .This is a detail of a tapestry  which hung in a hall in Medieval England. It was a barrier against the cold drafts which crept inContinue reading “Warmth in a cold snap”

Vintage festival

The rain comes down on festival goers at Vintage Goodwood. The three day event celebrated fashions, music and design of the 1940s through to the 1980s. Camping and light mud clashed with sculpted hair dos, evening frocks, suits and stillettos. Looking around, I thought the 1940s Land Girl style was a clever choice of outfitContinue reading “Vintage festival”