Tuesday, 14 November 2017

A Postcard A Day - Tuesday 14 Nov 2017 - T for porcelain clay and a certain Rosa

Good morning lovely people,
It's T-Day again! I will be sharing something to do with a drink later on.
But first, here is my postcard. I received it this week from Hongkong.

It is beautiful and shows the process of making porcelain out of clay in ancient China. The stamps are also beautiful:

Can you see them clearly? I hope they enlarge sufficiently to see. The one on the right reads : Kitchen ware  street. A you can see the card was bought at the museum of tea ware! Very appropriate for T-Day I would say!

Some of you might know that now I'm retired I like to play online computer games. My hubby and I both play Elvenar, and I alone also play Forge Of Empire, a city building game that is based on the course of history. Every phase in the game is an era of history. I am playing in the late middle ages at the moment. Every now and then they do special quests about famous people throughout history. Last month it was Ghandi and now it is Rosa Parks:

This is what I found on the internet about her:

By refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus in 1955, black seamstress Rosa Parks (1913—2005) helped initiate the civil rights movement in the United States. The leaders of the local black community organized a bus boycott that began the day Parks was convicted of violating the segregation laws. Led by a young Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the boycott lasted more than a year—during which Parks not coincidentally lost her job—and ended only when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that bus segregation was unconstitutional. Over the next half-century, Parks became a nationally recognized symbol of dignity and strength in the struggle to end entrenched racial segregation.

I was only 4 year old at the time, so I don't remember, but I have Heard about her. It must have taken courage in those days to do that. What a lady!

My postcard could qualify me for T-Day but I would like to share a few images with you which I found:

I want to eat my cereal out of this every morning

There's a whole set of these apparently:

Plus a tea pot:
by Esther Horchner
I'm afraid I will be out until late tonight so comments will be as from tomorrow.
Happy T-Day all!


  1. You got a great postcard and the stamps are indeed fitting for T day. Rosa Parks was very courageous, the world need more such people. Love the bathing beauty tea cups and pot, what fun! Happy T Day, hugs, Valerie

  2. That tea set is funny. Not sure I'd want to drink from it though.
    Happy T day!

  3. That's such a lovely postcard and those postage stamps are amazing! I opened the image in a new tab to look at them more closely and see all their lovely detail, they are stunning and so beautiful 😁. I enjoyed reading about Rosa Parks too, thanks. Those teacups and teapot images are such fun! Sending you very Happy T Day wishes! J 😊

  4. beautiful postcard and stamps ! I have read and heard about Rosa Parks-yes, a brave woman.
    And those teacups-what fun are they!!
    Have a great day and evening out, and happy T day too!

  5. Gorgeous post card and stamps. Yes Rosa Parks was a very brave woman I had to laugh at the tea cups-haha too fun
    Enjoy your day Happy T Day Kathy

  6. Wow. Not only is that a beautiful postcard but those are also beautiful tea cups. Your week sounds like it has had some beauty in it with those items (even if it is just finding them on internet. Rosa Parks is certainly an American hero. I am glad the gamer writers thought of her as she really is a quiet hero. Have a wonderful rest of your week and T day Lisca. Hugs-Erika

  7. That tea set! So cute. I can see it as perfect for a lady day tea party :) Perfect for our T day here. Happy T Tuesday

  8. what a marvellous woman rosa parks was and i love those funny women teacups

  9. Rosa Parks was a real leader, and she did it peacefully and didn't scream and shout and become over dramatic. I really admire her and what she concurred.
    Those tea cups and tea pot are a hoot!!!!
    Gorgeous post card, front and back.
    Happy T-day Lisca!

  10. I liked reading about the info on Rosa Parks and those tea cups and tea pot are marvelous..So glad you shared! I have not heard of those games you mentioned... Hubby and i are retired and we like to play those seek and find games on the computer... they can be challenging and fun.. Happy T day! Hugs! deb

  11. I apologize for being late. I have been really, really sick since late last night and can’t seem to stay off the toilet. Hope that’s not too personal. At least I know it was from something I made myself.

    Your postcard is beautiful. What an amazing process that clay to porcelain process that must be.

    Although I was not born at that time, I am still very impressed with Rosa Parks for the way she stood up for her rights as a citizen of this country, MY country. She was so successful in the boycott of buses in Al that she deserved the national recognition she eventually received.

    OH WOW. Those tea cups, spoons, and tea pot are fabulous. Thanks for sharing these beauties with us for T this Tuesday.

  12. Its a wonderful postcard and the stamps looked lovely.
    My eyes were drawn to that tea set and teapot, I can just imagine the smiles on friends faces if I served them tea from those cups. It is a great fun set.
    Happy T day wishes.
    Yvonne xx

  13. The stamps and postcard are beautiful, Lisca. I wonder how much the postage was - all the way from Hong Kong. I remember the tumult of the 50s in the U.S. No one could have imagined the impact Rosa Parks would have. She was very brave and selfless indeed.

    The tea set is hilarious. I can imagine how people would react when handed a cup of tea!

    Happy T-day! Hugs, Eileen