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Hoo-gah

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It’s not a word chanted at the start of a rugby match nor is it fancy nougat or a posh person’s way of saying hello. Pronounced hoo-gah, Hygge is in fact a form of light, cosy togetherness particularly enjoyed by, some might say, the happiest of people, the Danish.…

What’s in a Ring?

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Olympic Rings
 

The Olympics and Paralympics 2016 is upon us. From a marketing perspective it’s a done deal, easy peasy, tried and tested formula of various icons, flags and symbols to promote the games and more importantly unity. Unity within the games and global unity.…

How do you like your eggs in the morning…? In Mary Berry’s Simnel Cake?

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In an egg cup with soldiers or fried, runny and accompanied by crispy bacon. We won't get into the bread type/butter/ketchup argument! We think it’s safe to say that at this time of year the

humble egg is quietly whisked into the spot light by way of Easter, spring, symbolic new beginnings and anything and everything chocolatey.…

Bartender, Bartender, there is a fly in my pint.

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"Bartender, bartender, there's a fly in my pint".

Or, back in the day it would probably have been a bourbon with a smattering of dust floating on top, and so commenced the birth of the coaster. As our mega Atomic accessories sale approaches, we thought it only fitting that we delved into the history of one of the most unassuming but most utilised accessories of the modern day.…

Get your Mug on!

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It’s often said that a nice big hot mug of brew can pretty much help to iron out most of life’s little annoyances, so here at Atomic Threads we’ve had a bit of a January/February mug fest.

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Standard mugs, large latte mugs, however big your fix just grab a mug and top it up with your favourite hot, comforting cosy drink to warm up the winter.…

Food, food glorious food!

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Some of us always think Christmas is THE best time to rid yourself of the guilt and eat and drink to your heart’s content. In our food and drink range we pay homage to the particularly naughty food stuffs of that popular 50’s hang out – The Diner !…