By the 1900s Easter eggs were becoming more popular, and chocolate eggs were also being eaten. The Oster Hare had been replaced by the Easter Bunny, as a rabbit is seen as a symbol of new life, as are Easter Eggs and Easter chicks. So it fits with the Easter story in church and that Spring is here and there’s new life and new beginnings.
Celebrating the cherry tree blossom
It’s the time of year when hundreds of thousands of Japanese flock to see the cherry blossom or ‘hanami’ when the cherry trees are so heavy with blossom they appear to be covered from head to toe, each tree seems to merge with the next to form a canopy of delicate fragrant blossom which looks as if its lit from within when the sun shines.
Did you know Mothering Sunday was the day when apprentices and young women in service were given the day off to visit their families? It was a day when the family celebrated the relaxation from Lent by eating cake, always a good tradition in our eyes...
Life would be far less sparkly without a Unicorno
Unicorns have featured as mythical creatures in many different cultures for more than 3, 000 years; they stood for freedom, power and speed and supposedly had magical healing properties. Now they’ve become far more than folklore and have become part of our everyday and are popular with all ages.
LINE FRIENDS are on their way to the UK with a beautiful collection of Stationery featuring the four characters of Brown, Cony, Sally and Choco. Created back in 2011 by a Korean tech company, the characters started life as stickers on a messaging app, rather like stickers on Facebook Messenger.
We will be selling notepads, super stationery sets, gel pens and a whole lot more. keep your eyes peeled for a launch date in March 2019.