Bio: I am retired from paid employment. I have been busy restoring our 17th Century Home for the past two years. Nevertheless we are hoping to sell the house soon although it is in a fabulous location and move. I am a supporter of OXFAM. Like Opera, Ballet, Music generally, and have some expertise in antique furniture, art pottery, Islamic ceramics, antique textiles, rugs and carpets, and antique jewellery.