What Am I? Can you guess what this object is? Tip” It’s about 8 inches high. Read more to find out.
Why did you choose to live in your current home? What was there about the house that made you realize that this was the right place for you? Beyond its […]
John Walters third house was his most elegant and his last home. He was to suffer many losses.Check out the photos of the last house.
A reader asked me a question about decorating a heritage home a while back. She asked if it was possible to do it in such a way that wouldn’t make […]
Living in a heritage home typically presents more challenges than living in one that is relatively new. Although all houses require maintenance, regardless of their age, there are special considerations […]
I always keep an eye out for books about interior decorating but my prize finds are those published pre 1950. I love reading the advice given to home owners. The social history contained […]
You know that spring is around the corner when the City of Edmonton Planning Department unveils its seminars designed specifically for owners of old houses. Known as the ‘This Old […]
Last weekend I was in Calgary doing a talk on the topic of historic preservation along with four other speakers. I like participating in these events mostly because I get […]
There is no doubt that the changes that have taken place with respect to light bulbs will cause problems for owners of antique lamps and ceiling fixtures. Lamps that have […]
After many years of warnings by our respective governments the incandescent light bulb is no longer being manufactured. I feel both good and bad about this. Godo Stoyke, an energy […]