A is for Antiques

Hello, and welcome to my blog. *waves*I most often talk my own writing and editing in my blog posts, but for the A-Z Blogging Challenge this year my main theme revolves around things I loved or noticed about the United Kingdom while we were lucky enough to live there.  As a side-note, all pictures in this blog series were taken by me, and if they weren't, then I've back-linked to their original source.Anyway, A is for Antiques!I love some good utilitarian furniture, and I'm not necessarily one for frills, but craftsmanship and durability always catch my eye.  When we first moved to the UK and someone suggested "going antiquing", I had to bite my lip to keep from giggling.  That was something rich middle-aged housewives did, right?  Spending the day purchasing overpriced furniture, then lunching and getting Botox?How wrong I was.8-day mantel clock with barley twist accents. Mid-late 1800s.Let me back up a little bit to give you some context....
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