I recently watched Miss Potter for the first time. Enjoyed the movie, thoroughly (Ewan McGregor sings, how could I not?). A classic story of English aristocracy, this interpretation of Beatrix Potter showcased many of the values I hold dear. These included:
- a commitment to creative work despite the objections of others, even one’s own family.
- a love for farming and preservation of the land.
- living through heartache and coming out stronger on the other side.
But another value I hold dear that may not have been as easily noticed by other viewers was the constant presence of the teapot. [Read more...]