Photos that I remember!! Girl New Book of World Ballet.

I have carried the memory of these photos for over 40 years, from when I was a little girl at a country primary school in Southland.  They began my love of ballet, with their simplicity and directness.   I had no idea what ballet would be like on stage, and I certainly had no inkling of … Continue reading

The problem with op shops

I love op shops! The randomness of them, the memories they evoke, the people you meet there, the eternal hope of a bargain, of a never-to be-repeated treasure … But … I got very frustrated with most of the op shops (charity shops) I found while in the UK and Germany a few years ago. … Continue reading