Sunshine and Lightness Here… Really

Not really, but I felt the need for some uplifting colours today. Not only has Britain gone a little bit crazy over the events of the past few days, the weather today is truly horrendous. Oddly though, it might be this rain that dampens down the rioting for today so fingers crossed that for once…

Pottery for Parents

On Thursday evening, my parents and my nan came to visit us in Glossop. Fortunately they seemed to bring the glorious weather with them. They stayed at the beautiful Allman’s Heath Cottage, where they stay every time they come to visit. My mum and Julie, the owner, can natter away about growing their own veg…

1950s Fruit Costume Jewellery

Not that I’m particularly fashionable, but I do love this ‘latest’ idea from 1952: fruit inspired costume jewellery. “Gay, colourfully cunning arrangements of little cherries, oranges, red currants or plums give us the newest, most amusing idea for costume jewellery and emphasize [sic]┬áthe colour importance of our Spring clothes.” So there you go. Why would…

Wowie Indeed….

The lovely couple at Wowie Zowie have been round again and bought a few bits and bobs. I didn’t manage to get the orange and purple D&B onto the site previously; it’s now residing in Chorlton. So, good people of Chorltonia, keep your eyes peeled for the pot to appear in the shop. It’s a…

Scheurich Pot and Planter

More attempts to take slightly better photos of pots: This is what I think of as being as ‘Aidan’ style photo – put it on a jaunty angle and see what happens! Love the glazes on these. They’re extremely bright and look fantastic with our other red and orange pots in the bedroom. We’re off…