As some of you may know, I am a 'collector'. Notice I said
'collector' and not hoarder! I have been doing so for over
20 years. Our basement is FULL! And I mean FULL!
A couple of weeks ago I heard of a place in Halifax in which one
could lease a small (or large) area and set up your business.
For the past couple of years I have been looking for a viable
place in which to sell all the stuff I have bought over the years.
And this place looked like a good place to give it all a try. And I did.
It's called Plan B Halifax Merchants Co-op. And there are about 60
other 'retailers' set up there. It is very eclectic from taxidermy to
mid-century collectibles/furniture which is my main 'theme'.
Thus our name: Mid-Century Maniac
So a week ago I began to unpack the cases in the basement.
It took a week to unpack half of it. And I was really surprised,
if not a little intimidated at all the things I have gotten over the years.
I had forgotten about a lot of it.
So here is our tiny 'set up' (for now) with mostly 50's kitchen
paraphernalia. A good start. Now to get to the other half
of the basement! It was my plan to do something like this
after I had retired....that was the whole point on the collecting.
And since it is 'retirement' in which we find ourselves,
this has given us a good focus after a few years of
dealing with 'health concerns'.
Excuse me, as I have another box to unpack.......