It’s not often that I talk about design projects I have worked on, but now with more time on my hands, I decided I might just share a few images with you.
It’s interesting to me how a small group of people can be on the same trip and have markedly different takes on their experiences. This is even if they all […]
I love decorating our Christmas tree for the holidays and one of the biggest reasons is because I get to revisit my collection of antique ornaments. Although I find […]
It’s been a long time in coming, but the wait is finally over. The Gibbard Block in my old (historic) neighbourhood of Edmonton Highlands is now open. The Gibbard […]
Occasionally an appraiser is required to appraise an object that belonged to a well known individual, alive or dead. Determining value for said object presents a conundrum for the appraiser on many levels.
Every once in a while I’m asked to do something special. In this case I’m talking about a student of mine, Judy Weiss, who chose me as her mentor for […]
Some styles of decor are so out there that they become associated with only a small segment of society and fizz out of favour quickly. Art Nouveau is such a […]
Bruges (spelt many different ways) in Belgium is probably one of the most photogenic places you’ll ever go to on your travels. It used to be a well-kept secret- but […]
I love house museums. Where else can I indulge in my passion for antiques, art and period interior design all at once? House museums are like a snapshot in time […]
“A wine label is worth 100 years of experience.” Have you ever heard that saying before? This saying refers to the amount of information that can be gleaned from a […]