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Category Archive: Best of British

Wee Find: Alphabet Bags Travel Pouches

‘Hooray for Sunshine’ beach bag by Alphabet Bags from Not on the High Street. Have you seen this season’s beautifully apt new bag designs from Alphabet Bags? If the weather reports are to be believed, the UK is gearing up for a week of glorious summer sunshine (fingers crossed), while I’m basking in Sydney’s most […]

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The 20 best Christmas Crackers for 2012

If you’re not already starting to feel just a wee bit festive, now’s the time to don a paper crown, blow a plastic whistle and read a bad Dad joke, because it’s time for Wee Birdy’s annual Christmas Cracker Awards! Since 2007, every November I spend weeks scrutinizing hundreds of brightly wrapped specimens to make […]

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Frock on Friday: Poppy

I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen a really gorgeous little frock for a three-year-old and wished there was a version in my size. And apparently I’m not alone. It was only last week at my local childrenswear shop that I discovered that the lovely tiny wee toddler’s frock in the gorgeous tropical […]

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A week of tea: Maureen Valfort screenprints

Welcome to a Week of Tea on Wee Birdy! It’s been quite a long time since I last ran a themed week devoted entirely to tea, so I hope you enjoy it. Maybe you’d like to join in on your own blog? This week I will be blogging about the best teapots, tea gifts and […]

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Birdy pick of the week: Luke Stephenson

It’s the last day of the London 2012 Olympics so my blanket British coverage on Wee Birdy is drawing to an end. I couldn’t think of a better ‘Birdy of the Week’ than British artist Luke Stephenson‘s series of show bird portraits. Obsessed with Britishness and the “eccentricty of Britain”, Luke’s series of birds attempts […]

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Wee Olympic finds: The top 30 non-crap London souvenirs

I’ve been obsessed with London souvenirs for as long as I can remember. From the spectacularly crap to the artfully awesome, there is something about a flash of Routemaster Red that makes my inner magpie sing. Over the last few months I’ve brought you the top 10 London souvenir mugs; the 25 best London Olympic […]

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