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Apples

September is the start of the harvest and after such a wonderful summer we have bumper crops to gather. I have been bottling plums using a recipe a friend has given me. Plum Compote Cook 1kg of plums with 200gms … Continue reading

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A Georgian Lady’s Dressing Table

The dressing table mirrors of the late 18th century were often draped with muslin or other diaphanous material. I have never heard a definite reason for this but there are several prints and paintings showing this trend. Many of the … Continue reading

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Worcester Factory

We have a new card C241 showing Worcester cups from the Georgian period.   Dr Wall and his 14 partners purchased Lund and Miller, a Bristol china factory, in 1751. The early pieces were very much influenced by Chinese imports … Continue reading

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Collective Nouns for Animals and People

Here is a little more on the collective nouns design. Several people have asked me what inspired the collective nouns wrapping paper and cards. Firstly when my children were small they had a Ladybird book called ‘The Ladybird book of … Continue reading

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