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Laura Bailey’s Blog – A Morning At The Races (Vogue.co.uk)

Every other Tuesday morning for the last year I

Imagine your favourite vintage store, Parisian flea market, and church jumble sale rolled into one – then add those secret off-the-beaten track furniture shops and the Bric-a-brac junk shop of your dreams. I could hardly breathe.     Luckily Peter had a tried-and-tested route through all temptations, not to mention a knack for homing in on favourite dealers and hidden treasure. Fuelled by a cheese-and-tomato toastie and tea from a van, I was soon retracing steps to pick up, my very random but fairly sensible, loot; two deckchairs, assorted vintage Playmobile figures, a boxful of bowls and egg cups in lilac and buttercup yellow, one green stool, and a large red wooden tug-boat for a bathroom windowsill. My kind of shopping. I have a feeling I