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First, we take Manhattan – part one, getting there

In the early nineties one of Canada’s top promoters of high end antique shows bravely decided to take a swing at the big apple.  He decided to piggy back on the excitement around the annual January Antique Week in Manhattan where at the time there was about a dozen shows taking place in the area over two weeks. 1,442 more words

Canadian Folk Art

City Portraits - Ghani Bhai

Ghani Bhai makes his living by cleaning cars at City Court Karachi. I met him at Antique Market by chance. He was there to pay weekly installments for a Grundig turntable that he bought few weeks back. 263 more words


Rastro Madrid

El Rastro was born in 1740.

I love to spend my Sunday morning getting lost between the streets of La Latina with all antiques shops opened.


'Tis the season.

I’ve been bargain-hunting like crazy as of late, and I’ve got a lot to show for it!

Let’s start with my successful trip to the… 227 more words


An Irish-Canadian table makes its way to the Motherland

In 1998 we had the great fortune to be asked to purchase an entire house full of Canadian antique furnishings for a country home near Galway, Ireland.  1,284 more words

Canadian Antiques

Going further than Faux

It started innocently enough.  It was in the 80’s when we were either selling as found, or on occasion if the surface was bad, but the natural wood was good, we would strip and refinishing as was popular at the time.   788 more words

Antique Market

Road Trip?

I’ve never been to Maryland. But with our renewed Texas heat and a 101 degree day today, I’m ready for a road trip. If I ever get to Maryland, I think I’m stopping here first. 10 more words