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happy new year!

Welcome to 2018. I’m looking forward to a year of discoveries: wonderful museums, inspiring cuisine, new friends, and a new home to explore. I’m moving to Tokyo this week, it’s going to be fun! Here’s a picture of the afternoon … Continue reading

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Tiffany mug on instagram

I was thinking about my Tiffany & Co. mug the other day, and checked on instagram if anyone had posted any pictures of their mugs, and found some amazing images. I especially love this one…Thank you amberallurecupcakes ! And here’s … Continue reading

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upcoming exhibition

I’m going to have a solo show in San Francisco, yay! It’s in the little gallery at the front of my printmaking workshop in Dogpatch. The reception is on saturday 6 February from 2-5pm, I’d love to see you there!I’ll … Continue reading

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Darjeeling book talk

A few weeks ago I went to a fascinating book talk at Omnivore books in San Francisco, about Darjeeling tea. Author Jeff Koehler spent time in the various tea gardens there and learnt about the tea, how it’s picked and … Continue reading

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I’ve just spent a wonderful five days in Morocco with my best friend, relaxing and seeing the countryside. We arrived in Marrakech, and stayed in a beautiful riad to the NW of the Medina. It was calm and soothing, and … Continue reading

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Cotswolds afternoon tea

We just spent the day in the Cotswolds, and had the loveliest afternoon tea ever at Juri’s Tearoom in the country town of Winchcombe. The crockery was a pretty blue… …and the view from the conservatory was delightful. But it’s … Continue reading

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my shop

So, my ‘shop’ is under construction and soon you’ll be able to buy all sorts of lovely Mariko things direct from me. Hurrah! At the moment you can buy my teatins from Whittards, my books from all good booksellers internationally, … Continue reading

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