Of the two – Art Nouveau and Art Deco – I have to say that I much prefer the Art Nouveau period for it’s gorgeous flowing and feminine designs. The Art Deco designs which followed were more geometric in form and do not inspire me anywhere near as […]

My mother taught me about fairys when I was very young. The books in those days didn’t have pretty coloured pictures like they do now. So the stories were a lot more descriptive. I remember fairys slept amongst the petals of flowers, and tilted young leaves to drink […]