Friday Pot Luck | Week 12

“Where there’s tea, there’s hope”, so the saying goes.

It makes me think of the photograph above, such a poignant image. The civilising effect of a cup of tea. Something able to offer even a glimmer of hope amidst total destitution. I love the Britishness of it too, that even in the rubble, someone has managed to find a china cup. What temporary relief the cup of tea must have brought…. 

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Friday Pot Luck|Week 8

Food Craft

Craft is cooler than ever. The other week, I came across new website Brit + Co – an American craft collective, which recently received $6.3 million backing. From DIY Pinata to How to Turn Your Pumpkins into a Stack-O-Lantern to 10 Ways to Repurpose Cake Pans. It makes me feel twelve years old again, with this overwhelming urge to whip out scissors and glue and make scrap books and papier mache vases and sock puppets. … 

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