Sure, who doesn't want a homeless person ornament on their mantle? Especially one with exposed underwear. Ah, what treasure troves these antique stores are...
If this is someone showing what Marlene Dietrich would look like disguised as Marilyn Monroe, then well done. If not, then not.
So, this antique-store gem seems to be a depiction of Stephen Fry's older sister, playing cricket with a juggler's club, wearing a safety hat and, let's be clear, pooping out a natty blue jacket. I think that covers everything.
I'm a compulsive list writer. I write lists for everything - favorite books and movies, obviously. But lists of bad movies too. And a timeline of my life (under construction...my memory is really working against me there...). I have a shitlist, so I can remember the names of the truly terrible people in this world. … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things
So, trawling through antique stores in Austin is endlessly fascinating. I mean, just being surrounded by history can be fascinating. But sometimes, the gods of bloggers give me a special gift. Like, what the hell is this? Oh, and Happy Xmas.
Squirt is not a brand one sees around here anymore.
Set designer for an antique store. I could do that...
I call this one My Nightmare. It moves when you're not looking.
The past is a foreign country. They do things differently there.