The Mummy’s Thumb

The Mummy’s Thumb It’s been dead 5,000 years. Or has it? Will it ever die? “The strangest thing in captivity”  is my offering this week for Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge It dates  from the 1930’s and is one of many working vintage amusements in a Penny Arcade on Southport Pier. Read more…

boots on stall at market

Market Day

Lots for sale at the Thursday Antiques/Bric-a-Brac Market in Preston, from a second-hand (third-hand,fourth-hand,fifth-hand?) plastic badger with a leg missing to an old Beano album with so many coffee rings and scribbles that you couldn’t see the pictures. There were lots of camera enthusiasts looking at equipment from the pre-digital Read more…

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