Sunday, 16 February 2014

An Etsy essential

I recently ordered this card from Oh gosh, Cindy's shop on Etsy and I just felt so impressed that I had to write a quick post to express my gratitude. All I can say is get online and look at the shop for yourselves. Immediately. It's got an incredible variety of greeting cards and art prints that have all been illustrated by hand with watercolour and pen that really are special.

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Valentine's Day: romantic or repulsive?

I’ve certainly been on both sides of the Valentine’s debate from year to year. I know how it feels to walk into a supermarket in search of a humble sandwich and instead, to stagger inadvertently down the dreaded Valentine’s aisle. The chocolate covered hearts and beribboned teddy bears left me feeling annoyed and pressurised. Why should I have to suffer this assault on my senses in the middle of Sainsbury’s?