A 1920s telephone

Look what arrived today! Unfortunately it’s a reproduction not an original 1920s telephone. They go for £300 – £500 so will need to sell lots of Poppy Denby books before I can afford one of those. But this will do splendidly for my photo shoot at Waterstones in a couple of weeks. Speaking of Waterstones, put Friday 25th September, 6.30 for 7pm in your diary. The Jazz Files will be launched at the Newcastle Waterstones on that date, complete with a jazz trio and bubbly! More details anon …

An original 1922 Remington typewriter, a reproduction 1920s telephone and a 1950 Chiltern Hugmee teddy called Edward. He is wearing spectacles to stop his right eye falling out.

Vintage 1923 Typewriter

It’s mine! All mine! A 1923 Remington vintage typewriter just like the one my character Poppy Denby would have used in her job on the Daily Globe. Bid against seven other people and won! Came in £8 under my top price. A belated birthday present from my darling husband and daughter. Now just waiting for the baby to be delivered ..