Tag Archives: #Kitsch

Go Mango!

OK everyone, apparently we can all relax. “The Big Mango of Bowen” which disappeared overnight has been found. The ‘spotted’ fruit was found at the back of the Bowen Tourist Information Office. A little off-kilter and more horizontal than vertical, … Continue reading

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Oh deer!

Like the first cuckoo in spring, so is the first sighting of car-antlers adorning our present-laden vehicles, before Christmas Day, providing Christmas bling for your car. However, time is of the essence. Christmas has been and gone, and it’s time … Continue reading

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Dashing through the snow, in a one-horse open sleigh…

Here’s an early nod to Christmas. Snow-domes aka snow-globes, snow-storms or water-globes are  spheres enclosed with water where the water serves as the medium through which the “snow” falls.  Snow-domes first appeared at the Paris Universal Expo of 1878, and … Continue reading

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Plastic Schmastic? or Plastic Fantastic?

The use of plastics has increased over the years, until we have come part of a plastic pollution society. If I spin the dial back to the days when I grew up, lunch was taken to school in waxed paper … Continue reading

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Animal magnetism

You bet I’m stuck on you! This threesome remind me of a modern-day three wise monkeys – Fridge magnets  -Whether you like them or not, they’re everywhere. I wonder if anyone has ever thought of doing a fridge magnet census.  … Continue reading

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Laminex tabletops – Remember eating off these?

Room for movement here! I can cover a lot of ground from fabrics, linoleum, wallpaper, cloth, etc. Here’s one example from the ‘archives’ – laminex. I remember we had a red laminex kitchen table. This one is obviously green. Can … Continue reading

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