Charity & vintage shop snoop, Oxford, Retro and vintage furniture, Vintage

East Oxford Snoop: Crazy shop & Sue Ryder

East Oxford has some fab charity shops. From Sue Ryder on Cowley to Helen & Douglas just in Rose Hill. But one mad second-hand shop that I’d never been in before is the furniture shop on Hurst Street. I’ve walked past it a few times (usually after an afternoon Rusty Bike sesh…) but never been in. I braved it and …

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Retro and vintage furniture, retro furniture

Vintage furniture focus: furniture of the 1960s

The 1960s is probably my favourite decade for many reasons. The fashion, the music, the hair styles and definitely the furniture. London became the coolest place on the planet, the restraints of the 1950s started to wane and free love flowed across the lands. I would have been down the Cavern back home in Liverpool discovering The Beatles and then …

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Charity & vintage shop snoop, Oxford, Retro and vintage furniture

Charity Shop Snoop: Helen & Douglas House, Rose Hill in Oxford

This weekend I headed out in the Winter sunshine to visit the Helen & Douglas House charity shop in Rose Hill. It’s literally up the road from me but I had never visited. I think the fact it’s a lonesome chazza shop – once you’ve been in, there are no other shops to go and puruse and there is nothing better …

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