Dear My Billet Doux
We are proud to be exhibitors at the RHS Chatsworth flower show in the glorious grounds of the Chatsworth estate. It is the first year it is taking place so we hope you will come and visit and see us and the gorgeous gardens. sculptures and stands.
Could you please bring the sunshine as the weather has been a bit grim...
See you soon
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The Antiques Road show is as popular as ever and hasn’t changed that much since its inception in the late 70’s as last Sunday’s episode revealed. The program attracts wider audiences and is comforting to watch on a Sunday night. Part of its appeal is that it brings people together in a gorgeous setting such as Castle Howard. But most importantly it makes the public realise that there are still finds, albeit less now, and beautiful items to be discovered that are sometimes astonishingly valuable.
Being in the antiques trade myself, I love watching it as the idea of quality and craftsmanship is always at its core whether it’s a diamond broach or a drawing by a well-known artist. The fact that some people really have an eye for the exceptional without knowing it is always awe-inspiring...