The Ordinary Woman Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body

As a lawyer you see it all ... “the oily wheels of every fortune, the hideous wrangling of heirs over corpses not yet cold, the human heart grappling with the Penal Code” (BALZAC, Honoré de (1799-1850) : Le Notaire (1840). You also get your brain picked. Indeed.   A woman of my wisened age & … Continue reading The Ordinary Woman Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body

Autumn To Winter Means Crow Or Corvus For Me

  It was March last year when I recollected thoughts on the previous year's changing weather from autumn to winter in South Australia & my love of those special birds, the raven & crow . . .  yes, they are back again at FLF as we leave autumn behind to embrace the coldness of June, … Continue reading Autumn To Winter Means Crow Or Corvus For Me

Tiny Vintage Miniature Barrister Lawyer Doll

Learned in the law is Portia Mouseatticus-Finch Esq., up early this morning to get dressed & attired in her working clothes for court: a short wig, black gown & white collar or jabot.

Vintage Ironstone Porcelain Faience China Ceramic

  This post started in 2016 when I first shared some images of my old white crockery, these oddments of vintage porcelain, ironstone, china, ceramic & faience.  It's a small but mixed collection I have of tureens, platters, jugs, plates & bowls including old mixing bowls. I'm drawn by the inherent beauty of these once … Continue reading Vintage Ironstone Porcelain Faience China Ceramic