India’s streets and railway stations are full of chai wallahs, usually old men with big pots of sweet milky tea flavoured with ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper, and many other spices depending on the region. Drinking chai is an integral part of the rhythm of life in India, and these vintage iron chai ladles […]
We love Indian lorries. They compete with each other to be the loudest and brashest on the road, with the most gravity defying loads. Driving a truck is the second largest source of employment in India, the drivers drive long distances and can be paid a bonus for bringing the goods in on time, which […]
Originally used by Indian women to get the mud off their feet when bathing in the river, these iron foot scrubbers have serrated bases and make a tinkling noise when you shake them, to warn passers-by that there are women washing in the vicinity and to please move along! They make great paperweights. £4 each […]
Many years ago a leading retailer ran a Chuck out your Chintz advertising campaign. It was a pretty successful campaign, and some say it changed a nation’s taste. However after years of ‘same same’ furniture and cheap wobbly chipboard drawers, we think the time has come to say Chuck Out Your Chipboard!
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Indian wedding, Jodphur, N India.
Indian artisans at work. Jodhpur, N India
In January and February when it’s cold inside and out, many of us think about getting away on holidays to far-away places in the sun. It’s definitely not a holiday, but Kristy and I are off to India on our first buying trip of the year this February. It’ll be hot in Rajasthan, and a chance […]
Looking to treat yourself or your friends without breaking the bank? Here at JUGs, we have a wide range of budget-friendly birthday gifts, real wood stocking fillers and soulful surprises for all the family. From Painted Boxes to Colourful Picture Frames, World Music CDs to Buddha Statues, these gifts under £20 just keep giving. Pop […]