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A quick update to our first bike

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In honour of our first Blogiversary and of our first post ever, here comes a little update on that bike, my bike, that back then got pimped and we shared with you. Continue reading

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Visiting Piazzola sul Brenta flea-market

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Last Autumn, while participating at the flea-market of Brugine, where we got rid of as many things as possible before leaving Italy and where we were considered one of the cutest stands of the market (or at least this is what a couple of the other vendors told us: we still don’t know why but it was really sweet of them!), we also visited with a friend a huge and famous antiques market in the same area of Padova. Continue reading

Flea market-ing

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As you probably read in this post with some months to plan our move to Jerusalem we were able to actually decide what to leave in Italy. The things that we carefully packed and stored are the ones that we ideally would like to have in our future house, the one we will hopefully have the day we’ll find a place we really like or the place that we wouldn’t mind calling home, at least for a bit. Continue reading

Our vintage Willer bike turned yellow!

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You might remember one of the bikes Matteo restored: it was a 70’s Willer bicycle. As you check on the old post he did quite a few things to make it shine, but he tried maintaining its vintage classical look. But then, when we decided to move again we couldn’t keep that bike as well (in addition to mine and his), we decided to sell it. Continue reading

Whitewashed cupboard

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When we moved in our cute apartment in Madrid we found there a huge wooden cupboard. It was in really good shape and I think the girls that lived there before us had just bought it since it actually looked quite new. But for our kitchen-living room-entrance (yes, I told you it was a small place) it was way too big, and the landlord wanted to throw it away. Continue reading

A cruiser custom bicycle

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A couple of months ago we found a really cool folding Sanremo bicycle in my grandma’s garage. The bike was in very good conditions, so at the beginning we thought we would sell it as it was. Continue reading

A restored 26” Willer bicycle

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We bought a really cool bicycle in a thrift store: it’s a Willer from the 70’s. It was in a good shape, especially the frame and the rims. Continue reading