Tea Darling visits the vintage fair at Dún Laoghaire

So we decided to make a day of it and head off in our vintage van to the sunny seaside. The Royal Marine Hotel is the perfect setting and I love a good excuse to order a carvery for dinner.

First things first..Django needed a wash ( the sun really does show these things up ) so off he went for his bath. Django is not exactly waterproof. I should know this but I waited until there were soap suds on my coat before hopping out of the van.

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We arrived bright and early and set the van up so people could mingle with Django and have a look inside. We set up some vintage crockery and played some swing music ( which along with the cold, really made me want to dance ). Lots of people were arriving and we met lots of lovely new faces!

A while later I could contain my excitement no longer and decided to go browsing (shopping). I browsed ( shopped) for a little while and met lots of friendly vendors such as the Magpies Nest and Granny’s Attic.

While out shopping we heard there was a best dressed competition on so we decided to jump in and hop up. We won! It pays to have a nice vintage cardigan or two knocking around the house.

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After a long day, we fired up the van and drove gently home. I love Sundays :)