Sunday, April 29, 2012

Cup collection - before and after

You might remember this:

I was craving a display cupboard back then, and at last, more than two years later...:

The collection has grown of course, and I have more than a couple of items that there wasn't room for. (Time to do some major clearing out, I think.)

While cleaning all the cups in preparation for their new 'home', I had a look at a whole group of Stavangerflint and Figgjo ones upside down. With all their different names and stamps and little decorative elements, I thought they were worth capturing in a photo.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Need a good laugh?

I picked up this book quite at random in a bookstore yesterday. I highly recommend it - it's hysterically funny. If you have ever had the fortune of working in a bookstore (I have) or simply just like reading, I can almost guarantee this will be the best laugh you have for £5.99 this weekend: "Weird things customers say in bookshops" by Jen Campell.

Here's a little preview: