Archive for September, 2016

As you’ll probably be aware if you’ve visited these environs before now, I’m a collector of Ladybird Books. In a previous post (from December 2013) about the first Ladybird Book I owned, I noted that since being presented with it (from the play-school I was leaving at the time, circa 1975) I’d “added to the collection” and at the last […]


More ephemera for the collection. This time a handsome guide from the Viewing Gallery on the 25th Floor of Shell Centre in London (317 feet above sea level). I don’t know a great deal about the Shell Centre other than that it was one of the tallest buildings in London when it was finished in 1961. […]


Would have been my dad’s birthday today. Happy birthday dad.