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…

Read My Pins

I recently bought Madeleine Albright’s book ‘Read My Pins’, I saw it advertised on a site selling vintage jewellery, I had gone browsing in one of my many moments of writers block. I purchased the book, primarily for the pictures,…