It’s a Toile Tale

It’s a Toile Tale

Hydrangeas are in full and glorious mophead bloom in the Cape at present. Hydrangea macrophylla is the formal title, and they come in a whole range of colours. The most common are the blue plants, sometimes with a bit of pink peeking through. You see swaths of them...
Wakefield by Johnson Brothers

Wakefield by Johnson Brothers

The 1950s gave us some gems in tableware, and Wakefield by Johnson Brothers is one of them. It made its debut in 1952 and sung its swan song in 1965, just as the rocking 60’s really got going. A cheerful floral chintz pattern on a creamy white background, it...