MasTEAry!

So how much thought do you put into making your cuppa in the morning? I presume for many of you this daily (or hourly!) ritual has become nothing but muscle memory. Grab kettle. Fill kettle. Flick switch on kettle. Get mug. Plonk in the teabag. Kettle goes ping. Fill mug with hot water. Grab teaspoon…

Afternoon tea with AlTEAtude!

For months on end we all thought the same thing – have they finished it yet? That spikey top that just looked perpetually unfinished. Little did we know, that was the artistic ingenious of it – the top is meant to look like ‘shards’ of glass piercing the skyline of London. I get it. It’s…

The Tiny Teapot

The Tiny Teapot 23 High St, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8AL 07817 375475 So it has been a while since I have posted a review about local places that serve some finger-licking-good sandwiches, some scrummy scones and some tempting treats. This most certainly doesn’t mean that I haven’t been hopping around, it just means I have…

I’m late, I’m late for a very important date!

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at the Sanderson 50 Berners St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3NG It is fair to say that my trip to the Sanderson Hotel for afternoon tea was long overdue. I had been waiting to experience the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for what seemed like forever. Yet, ‘how long is forever? Sometimes just…

Price(-y)less indulgence!

The Berkeley Wilton Place, Knightsbridge London SW1X 7RL Now that we are solidly into the colder and darker autumn months everything seems that little bit harder. The early mornings, the late nights, drizzle and darkness make everything that ickle bit more complicated. Balancing bags and umbrellas on the tube enclosed by icky condensation-steamed windows is…

Fortnum and Mason

Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason 181 Piccadilly, W1A 1ER www.fortnumandmason.com  020 7734 8040 Although my love for Afternoon Tea is unquestionable, my actual experience with the posh grand affair is somewhat restrained. The novelty of using a fine china teacup and saucer with a strainer that you always forget about and end up getting bits of…

Birthday Shenanigans!

So with the Bank Holiday weekend now truly behind us and my birthday weekend done and dusted for this year (well… not quite 😉 I am throwing a Birthday Afternoon Tea this weekend #excitement!) I finally have a chance to reflect upon all the shenanigans that took place. The day shot off to a prompt…