a hand knitted toilet roll cover (if I had a bathroom of my own this would have been a keeper - unfortunately my mother does not share my love of kitsch, or 'crap' as she so affectionately calls it)
two teeny poodle figurines joined by a chain 'leash'
a chalkware flatback poodle ornament with orange crystal eyes (I have one quite similar - they are so creepy looking)
Of course I also found some bits and bobs for those of you who, like my mother, have an aversion to weird poodle things....
tea and biscuits jars from the 1970s
ceramic toadstool letter holder
Hornsea pottery fawn vase
French 1980s floral patterned jar (this nearly stayed with me - I love it so much)
cutest vintage wind-up alarm clock
pair of brown dog head ornaments
basic conversational italian lessons on record (the graphic on the box won my heart big time)
wooden playing card holder, complete with tacky Land's End souvenir playing cards
vintage embroidered floral coasters
two owl ceramic wall plaques (one day I want to collect these)
one of my favourite finds ever - a set of 11 1950s paper lantern decorations in excellent condition
owl salt and pepper shakers (my obsession with all things owl related continues)
wooden hand-painted trinket box from Budapest
vintage 'fruits' shot glasses
kitschy pixie ornaments (I also wanted to keep these really badly as my Mum told me she had some when she was younger)
All these goodies, plus even more (a few vintage cameras, including a couple of polaroids!) are for sale right now in Ayoka on Old Ford Road. Get down there, as they have loads of great clothes and books too!