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American Holiday in London

My kids didn’t have Thanksgiving off – we are in Norway.  And my son was in the middle of his finals week freaking out about labs and papers and, well, finals.  1,464 more words



As written for LondonCalling.com

The official countdown to Christmas has begun, waking up each morning eagerly for that next piece of chocolate in your advent calendar and store windows across the capital are now lit up with their own take of the festivities. 933 more words

Arts & Culture

Fortnum & Mason's Assam Superb

Even though this risks a criticism of http://www.aestheticons.com straying into a lifestyle genre – never the intention – but I am keen to evangelise about the most amazing tea known to man! 252 more words

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Time for tea? make it Jubilee

So as we know I am a bit of a tea fan so whilst on one of my annual trips to Fortnum and Mason I picked up this little gem. 197 more words


Elevenses with Fortnum's: ginger biscuits

Fortnum & Mason is one of those places that, for a long time, I barely glanced at. It seemed to be a beautiful piece of history, in a lovely part of London but, a bit like a palace or a castle, not somewhere for the likes of me. 865 more words

The Cook Shelf

Fortnum & Mason - Who ate all the Battenburg?

Afternoon tea = More an occasion than a hot drink.

Oh, the Battenburg cake deserves its very own special mention!

What’s not to love about afternoon tea?

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Fortnum's X Frank

Fortnum & Mason isn’t exactly where you do the weekly shop, but it’s definitely the place to see art works free of charge at the moment. 302 more words