Salvaged Memoirs: Crystal Vase

I introduced the Salvaged Memoirs series here, a mid-week story break about the imagined past owners of the items I buy while thrifting at op shops. This week a crystal vase….. $25. Crystal Vase. Opshop. Balmoral, Auckland. NZ For a moment time stopped and Maureen stood in the glorious bouquet her freshly cut Roses so…

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On the drive home from a lovely day trip with my Ma to Mount Maunganui we hurtled through the first descent of dark, with a sliver of a moon heralding our way. It had been a beaut of a day full of drives through autumns glory, treasure hunting in op shops, afternoon tea in a…

Changes under foot

There are changes underfoot for the alchemy of hustle. The shape, size and story of the change is still in formation, but suffice to say I’m looking to realign what is shared on here and how I interact.  As yet there are no set concrete foundations though I’m feeling into handcrafted, bespoke, reused objects +…