As I launch The Find Antiques and Curiosities, I think it’s important for visitors to the site to understand a bit about my background, reasons for opening the business, and the journey along the way. The Find isn’t just a side venture or a bit of fun for me – it is my passion, brought to life.
My interest in antiques and curiosities really stems from my love of historical fiction and non-fiction books. I often plough through a book a day, and find myself caught up in the depictions of life and decor in the past. I admire the importance that was placed on the way people presented and held themselves long ago, and the codes which were honoured so strictly with regards to appropriate behaviours. From my late teens onwards I developed an appreciation for history and continue to learn everything I can about a wide variety of eras