The colours, tastes and textures make them so addictive. I love going into a good old fashioned sweet shop where the walls are lined with shelves stacked with jar upon jar, and you leave the shop with a paper bag full to the brim
The Snowman: A Harry Hole thriller (Oslo Sequence by Jo Nesbo, - once I got over how to pronounce the Swedish names I couldn't put this book down. Scared me.and will never look at a snowman in the same light again!
History is a huge source of inspiration for me. It's the clothes, customs, ways that people lived. I also find the way that it is something that every single person on the planet does every single day without thinking about it.