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A Hamper from Fortnum & Mason and the direction of the series

A wonderful friend and reader of the series sent Mélanie and me a fabulous gift –  hamper from Fortnum & Mason. I love Fortnum’s and have had some wonderful teas there, but have never had one of their hampers. 157 more words

Tracy Grant

Introducing 001 Skincare's new explorer kits

We’ve been busy behind the scenes working on new product collections, and we’ve got lots in store to share with you all, but first we’re introducing our new Explorer Kits! 646 more words


Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

London’s Serpentine Gallery has made great use of its location in Kensington Gardens by commissioning a temporary building every summer since 2000.  The summer pavilion is used as a cafe during the day, and as a venue for performances in the evening.  128 more words


This Weekend: PICNIC in Green Park

London is one of the greenest big cities in the world. It is hard to walk more than a few minutes and not reach a park or leafy garden- particularly in the centre of the city. 392 more words


Tea Review 6 - Fortnum & Mason Queen Anne

Queen Anne is a blend of Assam and Ceylon tea leaves created in 1907 to celebrate Fortnum & Mason’s bicentennial. It is similar to Fortnum & Mason’s  143 more words

The Sweetness of Summer

Hello everyone!

As promised, I’d back, although a bit later than I thought I would be. Life has been so hectic lately! My Darling was out-of-town for five days last week and I was sure I would have time to get a second post in, but things just didn’t turn out that way, mostly because I ended up being called into work more than I thought I would, but also because we had our go-to general contractor in redoing the closets in our two bedrooms (one of which is currently being used as a library since we have no need for a second bedroom at this point!) and naturally, mayhem ensued. 913 more words

Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason, Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi Annex

Tokyo, Japan (Mitsukoshimae Station)
January 2015

Recently, I had been going to hotel teas and decided that I’d check out a more informal option.   191 more words

Afternoon Tea