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Wallpaper by Emma Bridgewater

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Sunday 11th May 2014

If you’re a fan of Emma Bridegwater’s beautiful china then dash out immediately and buy a copy of Country Living magazine. The June issue includes an extract from Emma’s new book, Toast & Marmalade and Other Stories. It’s a lovely read and shows pictures of Emma’s iconic designs and the inspiration behind them. It also reveals that the business is branching out in a new direction – collaborating on a ...keep reading

Prince George’s christening day

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Wednesday 23rd October 2013

It’s Prince George’s christening in London today – and the whole world is hoping for a glimpse of the royal baby. A hardy band of well-wishers spent a rain-lashed night camped outside St James’s Palace (the ceremony will be held in the little known Chapel Royal there) and the photographers are out in droves. According to BBC royal correspondent Peter Hunt, the 45-minute service, conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, ...keep reading

My favourite Emma Bridgewater mug

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Sunday 25th March 2012

My son gazed at the kitchen shelves, silently counting the rows and rows of colourful mugs. “Do you know?” he said finally. “We could invite 100 people to tea and not have to borrow any cups.” Most of the cups he’s talking about are from Emma Bridgewater, the eponymous potter whose china adorns kitchens the length and breadth of  the country. Manufactured in Stoke-on-Trent and sold all over the world, ...keep reading

Five sizzling summer reads – and Alice Pyne’s mug

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Sunday 24th July 2011

As MPs start their long summer recess this weekend they’ll no doubt be mulling over which books to pack along with their sun cream and swimming gear. Incidentally, why do politicians get such a long break when the rest of us have to make do with two weeks? Many of them will no doubt be taking Mehdi Hasan and James MacIntyre’s biography of Ed Miliband, along with a couple of ...keep reading