Home Things Past is an extension of our 4-year-old site at Old & Interesting. Here we’ll be talking about all sorts of domestic things from the past few centuries: from tea caddies to baskets to cradles. There’ll be pictures and a chance to discuss and comment on the material bits and pieces of home life in the past. Many of those things are now considered antiques or vintage collectibles.
The blog-style comments section is one of the reasons for expanding to this extra site. So many interesting conversations with Old & Interesting readers have been going on in private emails. We’re looking forward to discussing things where anyone can join in. Also, there’ll be a wider range of topics: less focus on household chores, and more about traditional crafts and antiques from all kinds of homes.
You’ll get a rough idea of what we’ll be covering from the categories listed in the right-hand column.
Some articles were originally published on a different website. Even though I have expanded and/or edited most, they may seem familiar to some readers.
It would be great to hear from you about all sorts of other topics related to this site in the comments section of an article. If you need to contact me directly, try emailing:
Sorry, I can’t help with valuation or appraisal. Please don’t ask about what things are worth.
Comments are very welcome! They probably won’t appear instantly. Sorry, just one way to fight off spam.
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