Friday, May 26, 2017

Little Black desk and a skin cancer check

Quick post this morning as i'm heading off to North Sydney for a skin cancer check. I spent most of my youth sunburnt on a beach - often nude but I won't share those photos :). A beautiful childhood and lots of fantastic memories but probably not great for a fair headed and fair skinned Aussie kid. Phil had a little skin cancer burnt off his arm last week so he made me an appointment as I have lots of "things" that need checking out.

 Excuse the quality of this but these are from an album my dad put together for my 21st birthday. I was nearly 3, taken at the sand dunes at Collaroy. I love this album Dad did for me - lots of hand written notes, photos, drawings, awards and letters home from boarding school - a real compendium of my childhood. 

I finished this lovely little desk yesterday. Painted in ASCP Graphite and the interior of the drawer in Mezzie and Frank Fremantle (a soft duck egg).

vintage oak desk. Lilyfield life

vintage oak desk. Lilyfield life

vintage oak desk. Lilyfield life

I love the carvings and moulding on this piece. It's so nicely made - old solid oak. I'm pretty sure it's already sold - a few people asking after it on Facebook but email me if you are interested.

Fiona xx


  1. Hope everything comes out negative for I too have problems with twice I had to have surgery to remove squamous cancer once on my face below my eye next to my nose and another time on the back of my left hand. Most of the time I'm just getting it burned off my face and other places on my body. Your pictures are adorable :-) I'm glad you had a good childhood my story is the opposite end Spectrum unfortunately. But the Lord kept me wrapped in his arms so for that I'm eternally grateful :-)

  2. I have a friend who is a redhead and she has had about 22 melanoma's removed from her body over several years. The doctor told her that redheads are very susceptible to skin cancer.


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