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The season has started again, Portobello was fuller this Saturday, there was an air of bustling curiosity with collectors eager to see what had been purchased during the holidays. Some lucky dealers are still at the fairs in the South of France which finish this week. What a wonderful holiday combined with business. Many of them book their favourite cafes to be sure of gourmet delights as well as the best French antiques. Many of the dealers have to make the often difficult choice of who to offer their best buys to. If you have several collectors in competition it is hard to please and keep friends with everyone. I actually witnessed a collector hit another over a rare object!

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