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A Brooch or a Badge

This may seem an odd question to be posing here of all places.  Surely Joanna knows the difference between a brooch and a badge.  Well I thought I did, but sometimes I doubt myself.  A few months ago I was…

Suits You

What is the connection between mice, a tailor, two writers and a duchess? If you go to the Victoria & Albert museum in London you can see the original sketches made by Beatrix Potter for her 1903 story ‘The Tailor…

Advantage Strawberries

The 24th June marks the start of Wimbledon fortnight and to celebrate this important sporting and social event this week’s Tube-Flash station is Wimbledon on the District Line. I know, I know … Southfields is the closest station if you…

Tube-Flash

Last month The Casket of Fictional Delights launched a major new project, Tube-Flash, in cooperation with Transport for London. Tube-Flash is inspired by the London Underground and my collection of vintage and contemporary brooches. Stations have been paired with a…