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Times They Are A Changing

These little guys used to make me smile when I was away from home. They were a reminder of home as I lived only a few miles from… 114 more words

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Afternoon Tea at Tiptree, Essex - the home of jam

Jam tomorrow, jam yesterday and jam everyday at Tiptree – to misquote Lewis Carroll!

On the second tier we relished homemade warm fruit scones dusted with icing sugar, with… 633 more words

Who is Tiptree, What is He? (The full text of Robert Silverberg's infamous introduction to James Tiptree, Jr.'s Warm Worlds and Otherwise)


I’ve transcribed Robert Silverberg’s entire introduction to James Tiptree, Jr.’s Warm Worlds and Otherwise – you know, that really infamous intro, the one with that well-publicized paragraph where Silverberg declares with full confidence that of course Tiptree is a man, you’d have to be balmy to think otherwise— 4,379 more words


Branded for Universal Export: Literary Bond's Top Brands

In conjunction with the suitably named New Bond Street Pawnbrokers, who specialise in brokering luxury assets, we have culled some of the top brands from Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels in a handy infographic!

Between The Covers

Tiptree Jam

Few brands are as synonymous with Essex as the jam made at Tiptree. When the Wilkin family made the decision back in 1865 to move from arable to fruit farming, they couldn’t have imagined how well things would turn out. 224 more words

Industrial Heritage

We are such stuff as dreams are made on. A.K.A. Easy, cheating salted caramel brownies. 

We all know the deal; you go to the local garden centre with your Nan, or have a grown up day with lunch at a tea room, and you’re greeted with endless jars of terribly middle class jam, curd and compote assortments, all ready to be bought and stowed away in your cupboard for your next Victoria Sponge (or if you’re like Joey from Friends, your next trip to the cinema). 718 more words