On hot summer days there are few things, short of a swimming pool, that can cool you off better than a frozen popsicle. With the recent resurgence in nostalgia, the homemade frozen ice drink on a stick is as popular today it was in the 70s. Even the NY Times wrote a recent article ranking “The Best Popsicle Molds”.
As the world's most successful boys' toy, Action Man (originally GI Joe) had a major impart on the design of 20th Century toys. The original idea was action figures appealing to a generation of boys whose fathers and uncles had recently fought in either World War II or the Korean War. As long as no-one called them 'dolls'.
The idea to start a fancy homewares store for prelovable gems, came from an aversion to trolling through shelves crammed with unloved stuff. After traipsing around charity shops for many days/weeks, these are our Top 10 Tips to consider before buying secondhand household items.
When Anna Wintour says preloved gifts are more than acceptable, then you know change is in the air. With the alarming effects of climate change all around us and Christmas looming in the not-to-distant future, it’s worth taking a moment to consider moving your gift giving to secondhand.
In Korea, tea is associated with meditation; as you empty your cup, you empty your mind. While in England, the British love affair with afternoon tea has long left behind its origins of a snack to stop you fainting before supper arrives, to become the perennial delightful treat in an otherwise stressful world.
The floofy bunny rabbit holds a special place in hearts of children & dults alike, in most civilisations. It’s not just Bugs Bunny, Easter Bunny, Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit, Velveteen Rabbit, and March Hare inside Alice’s Wonderland that keep the love for these adorables. Fine bone china has long loved the Bunny.