All posts tagged: Toys

Six Word Saturday

Happy Boxing Day! We got lots of cheesy jokes out of the crackers yesterday РWhy did the doughnut seller retire?  Because he was fed up with the hole business. Boom boom! Another РMy friend drowned in a bowl of muesli.  He was pulled in by a strong currant. Ha ha ha. In my cracker was a mini badminton set which we played over the gravy and sprouts! I hope you are having a good Boxing Day, it is pouring with rain here and I think we might float away if it continues!

Things I Collect…

I have ended up with a little collection of little toys. I never intended to collect toys, I haven’t consciously collected anything since I was a kid when I collected stamps and rocks and postcards among other things. Nowadays I tend towards gathering rather than conscious ‘collecting’, I gather buttons to use in jewelry and some special ones are kept for just gazing at. I gather stamps off letters and parcels which are pretty or interesting. Unfortunately stamps are few and far between, but I do like to cut off a special edition stamp with a date franked on it, especially from a parcel which has a ton of stamps on it! I have a few vintage postcards and am always on the lookout for more, but I wouldn’t call my little pile of cards a collection. The toys I have do follow a theme in that they are all small, the biggest among them is a vintage wooden soldier I found at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History’s flea market last summer while …