Feeling Blue……..

BLUE Prior to the 1100s blue was seen as the colour of barbarianism, mourning and misfortune (feeling blue…got the blues etc) However, once we hit 1400s blue, and ultramarine blue, which was so expensive, became the choice of colour for depicting the Virgin Mary. Blue gained in popularity with manufactured blue dyes and paints, and […]


There is something special about drinking out of a bone china mug – the light shines through it, it’s delicate to hold and drink out of, and it makes that cuppa a bit more rewarding. So why did I bother designing and producing my own – surely there are others around? Well, you know what, […]