Books, Books, Books

While trawling for street treasure recently I was very fortunate to see a man putting piles of books out the front of his house for collection. Turns out he was a Doctor getting rid of all his old text books. I asked if I could have a look and he said I was welcome to…

On The Road

I’m a collector. A scavenger (and a fabulous one at that), a treasure hunter, a gatherer of objects, a lover of the worn and imperfect. And because of all this, I have accumulated a vast quantity of items. I’m very lucky to have a massive shed in which to store all these treasures. Without it…

Picture Frames Repurposed

I am amazed at the amount of picture frames I pick up on the side of the road, both during hard rubbish collection, and out the front of the antique store down the road that puts out junk they deem unsellable for collection by treasure hunters like me. Some picture frames get used on my…

From Landfill to Luscious

I have a backyard filled with side of the road finds at the moment. The result of three recent treasure hunts during the local hard rubbish collection. They’ve been piling up and taking over the whole backyard. Today was the day to get organised. I spent most of the day moving things into the shed…