I swear I sometimes only select the subject of the Friday Phwoar so I can make a crap pun. This week, I have been looking at mugs. Mugs are a somewhat divisive subject. We all know what we like in a mug, don’t we? Personally, I have no idea how anyone can drink out of an ovoid shape mug with a small rim. Novelty mugs are mainly a no-no for me, but I’d make an exception if it was amusing enough (I just can’t think of anything amusing enough, off the top of my head). I like a large mug, because a thimble of tea is no use to me. I have one mug which is bigger than some of my bowls, which I use when in need of a litre of tea all at once. See-through mugs? No, thank you. Some prefer fine china, I’m not bothered whether it’s fine china or thickly hewn from a lump of clay.
It’s all subjective, we all know what we like and we are all entitled to choose the mug-related hill we wish to die on. I looked absolutely everywhere I could think of to select the nine lovelies below, and there are a lorra lorra mediocre mugs out there. I’m almost evangelical about drinking tea, so am firmly in the “treat yo’self to a lovely mug” camp. Let me know your mug preferences in the comments, it’s a topic I am weirdly interested in!
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