Tag: Design


The Legend of Blue Willow

The first time I saw the plates after decades was at a furniture showroom, off Rumuola road, Port Harcourt. The year was 2012. I lost no time in purchasing two sets for a princely sum of…I can’t remember. The traditional willow design always features a large beautiful Chinese home with willow tree, small bridge with […]


Technique: How to Juice a Lime

To juice a lime…with ease, you’ll need the greenest, smoothest-skinned, most fragrant limes. Ever. Well…..even yellowing, gnarled limes would work. Moving on. You’ll need a sharp knife and thus your wits about you. And a beautiful handheld citrus press, or you could be here all night. Don’t forget you’ll need a cup too, a receptacle to […]

Features & Columns

Weekend Wonders: Whisks Allsorts

Or Whisk Away. I love whisks. Of every kind. I have a collection too. I love to collect. Ideas, thoughts, beautiful things. Functional things too. Things with form and beauty. I bookmark a thousand things a day. Write a thousand collections in my notebook. Make a million plans. I’m happy. My current collections are varied. […]