Category Archives: Clothes

…and what do you get if you cross a kangaroo with a sheep? (Object 58)

…A woolly jumper, of course! Having written about my Mum’s many handicraft skills in my previous post, I wondered if I might have some old jumpers stashed away in a drawer somewhere, so I had a rummage – and here … Continue reading

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Bridal post (object 18)

Something romantic for Valentine’s Day (although they eschewed such commercialism): the dress in which my Mum married my Dad, in August 1952. I had no idea she had it, stored at the back of her bedroom wardrobe, until we were … Continue reading

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