Tag Archives: The Swan Hotel

About Time!

Hello all! Some people have told me that “Its about time” Bibury Antiques Fair started, and we are back on April 7th, not long now! Here’s a watch which may be there, a slightly different Swiss 17 Jewel watch, looks … Continue reading

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Dusters at the ready!

Hello! We’re all getting ready for our first fair of the year in Bibury Village Hall, we will be there on the 7th April 2019! Opening at 10am, and closing at 4pm. I’m not telling what’s going to be on … Continue reading

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Elm Corner Cabinet

On display soon will be this Elm and Oak Corner Cabinet. The item undergoing a little restoration, basically tidying up, and replacing the modern plywood bottom, with old timber from an Elm Coffer, of about the same period. Here are … Continue reading

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Feeling Cornered? Shelve it in a Cabinet!

Wow! What a find, I love it, but what does everyone else think? I think here I have saved a potentially fabulous, mostly Elm corner cabinet from, the  1760’s (ish), from the fire! Why? Well, simply because I like it! … Continue reading

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Sweet Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day Folks! Some of you may not know that St. Valentine is one of Beekeepings patron Saints, there are several! St. Ambrose, St. Benedict, St. Gregory, St. Bartolomew, St. Gobnait, St. Kharlamii, St. Dominic also called St. Modomnoc,  … Continue reading

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Falling behind?

Hello again!  Just a quick photograph of an oak longcase dial taken as I was adjusting the time, so an hours extra time as many people say, however as its sunny, I’m off to have a short walk in the … Continue reading

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Calling All!

Hello, and as the harvest season and the warm weather seems to conitinue, some people in the country will remember seeing Corncrake becoming exposed as their shelter becomes our food when the fields are harvested. Years ago, it was a … Continue reading

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