Bouncing Back: 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.

Bouncing Back to 2016: 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 … Continue reading Bouncing Back to 2016: Vintage Ironstone Porcelain Faience China Ceramic . . .

Cracked In The Head … Reflections Of A Past Life In Vintage Composition Dolls (1)

   The lady above is one of my little old attic dolls, a vintage composition doll exhibiting all the charm & character of age, of wear & tear, & what looks like years of being loved & cherished.  My interest in these old composition dolls is quite recent only starting about 2-3 years ago which … Continue reading Cracked In The Head … Reflections Of A Past Life In Vintage Composition Dolls (1)

Can You Really Miss The Courtroom?

I kind of have this nagging feeling that NGE (husband) albeit very involved in & enjoying our little maison project in France, will suffer increasing withdrawal symptoms the longer he is  absent from the court room!  Yes, true. Can you believe it?     You see, the man has basically spent his whole life in … Continue reading Can You Really Miss The Courtroom?