If you fancy a light and enjoyable read this is a lovely book. I have just finished reading it and enjoyed all of the wonderful descriptions of vintage clothes. It is the story of Phoebe who owns a vintage dress shop in London and tells the tale of her relationship with her best friend. This is interwoven with the story of an elderly French lady who sells Phoebe some clothes. Her story is also about her best friend and is set in Avignon during the 2nd World War.
I live in the middle of England with my husband and teenage daughter and our naughty dog Josh a bearded, border collie cross and two chickens.I live in a corner house which is a 1920s semi near the centre of town. I love old houses and my last house was typically Victorian but I have grown to love the style of the 1920s and 1930s. My
passion for hunting out vintage treasures at flea markets and in charity shops means that I constantly add to my collection. I love vintage eiderdowns, textiles, tins, kitchenalia, ephemera and home wares from the 1930s through to the 1950s.
I work full time in a very demanding job so my hobby keeps me sane and allows me to relax and switch off from day to day pressures.
My husband runs the Northampton vintage fairs which gives me another excuse to indulge my passion for vintage.
I enjoy reading a number of blogs which I have listed. They have been a source of inspiration and pleasure to me and gave me the the confidence to start this blog.