Monday, November 24, 2008


Christies, the famous auction house, sold this lemonade set back in 2002, for over $600. One wonders what it might go for now, six years later with all the turbulence of the financial markets and the up and downs of the £ vs $. But I was encouraged by an expert on last Sunday's Antiques Roadshow (North Wales...the clock man) who said that in times of "recession" - yes, he actually said the "R" word on TV before the watershed - objects of good quality tend to hold their value, and those of lesser quality, don't. Well, i would say from looking at this set, that it should be a safe bet. What a beauty! It's a stunning example of luscious Aesthetic Movement gorgeousness; it's enough to make my throat go dry from having drooled so much.

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Sometimes, life doesn't turn out the way you expected. And sometimes, it is exactly as it was 'meant' to be. But whilst i'm not a believer in fate or fatalism, I do believe that life is a both a learning experience and an obstacle course to be climbed and clambered over in the most creative way possible! In doing so, you'll get to where you should be even if it's not where you'd imagined.