Do what you love

When I first told friends and family about my passion for antiques I was met with a bit of dissonance, worry, and confusion. “How will you survive?” I was asked… I said, “By buying and selling antiques, of course.” I have seen too many people who hate what they do, they wake up each morning […]

Why I love Ireland

Ireland is a beautiful place full of magic and mystery. I wouldn’t live anywhere else in the world, even if someone paid me to. This place, the landscape and the culture is just too special. Ireland has an incredible prehistory, and a very with a rich and sometimes very dark history. You simply can’t help […]

The mirror

A few days ago I was looking over a beautiful heavy quality Victorian Silver Hand Mirror. It was absolutely remarkable, and was decorated with stunning embossing; it had obviously belonged to someone of wealth. As I turned the mirror over and looked into it at my own reflection I was struck by how many people must have […]

Why I love County Mayo Ireland

As an antiquer, I love beautiful and unique things, I love places that have a history, and I love anything that can feed my imagination. That’s why I love County Mayo, because this place really is the Ireland of you have imagined and dreamed of. This region is simply stunning and inspiring. This place ignites […]