Flea Markets in Amsterdam Noord

Two very exciting flea markets in Amsterdam Noord – Van Dijk & Co and Neef Louis. Well worth getting the ferry over from the city centre (although I stayed at my friend Joseph’s house in Noord so it was super easy to get there). I was sensible and limited my purchases to some vintage French DIY magazines, … Continue reading

Castle Museum, York

I went to the Castle Museum just before Christmas, for the first time since childhood. My memories of it mainly featured Kirkgate, the replica Victorian street, and the pungent sweet shop. Kirkgate lived up to expectations, especially at Christmastime when there was a wishing tree and a man reading A Christmas Carol to a group … Continue reading