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

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

Vintage Wood Burning Cook Stove

  Nothing like the enduring charm & warmth of an old cast iron wood-fired stove in the kitchen. A peek here & you see our old Metters stove, the iconic Australian cooker & heater first manufactured by the Metters company in Australia in the 1890s & right up until sometime in the 1970s I believe.  … Continue reading Vintage Wood Burning Cook Stove

Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (2)

    Following on from (1) & the tin wall grows, grows  . . .  progressing along the wall           Indeed one must consider power points/outlets.           After the tin square is cut I carefully measure & cut out the spots for the electrical outlets. Yes, the … Continue reading Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (2)