But obsessed? What a word. Such implications. The Husband travelled to Spain a few years ago. Would asking him to bring home some pieces of pottery only available in the shops in England be obsessive? He had a 6-hour layover at Heathrow. That’s in England. And therefore close to either the Fulham Road or Marylebone shops. It was an obvious request.
Back in our little ‘burg, sometimes* the local shop owner who stocked EB would call to ask what I might want to order in for Christmas – or because it was Tuesday. Does that point to an obsession?
Would owning a packet of 6 tissues printed with the words ‘Bless You!’ be obsessing?
How about decorating your refrigerator like this:
Does that count as obsessive? It matches these:
But obsession? No, I thought not.
* Often. In fact, regularly. Like every time there was a new catalog.
PS: Her husband, Matthew Rice, has done some lovely things as well:
DISCLAIMER: I’ve been collecting EB since 1993. None of these lovely items were paid for by anyone other than myself – or family and friends as generous birthday/Christmas/special occasion gifts. All
obsessing over views about Emma Bridgewater and her company and its products are my own.