Never mind the Pollocks here’s the Easter egg

As a child, Easter week was one of the most exciting times for me as I counted down the days to the big moment when I would hunt for chocolate eggs around the home.

There would always be Easter eggs of different sizes but apart from the chocolate what I really enjoyed was gazing at the brightly coloured metallic wrappings.

All things bright and beautiful - Easter eggs hold a special fascination for kids

All things bright and beautiful – Easter eggs hold a special fascination for kids

These days it’s the design on the chocolate itself that is perhaps even more eye-catching, with chocolatiers being influenced by art, architecture and fashion.

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