All posts tagged: afternoon tea week

Afternoon Tea Round My House

Before we begin today, can I just ask if I’m the only one feeling a little bit groggy because she stayed up far too late trying to catch a glimpse of meteors? Li’l pain in the old neck from craning it to look at the sky too? Just me? Ok, on with this then.. As much as I’d love to invite you all round for tea, it wouldn’t be logistically practical. There’s really not enough space for hundreds of hungry people, my table only sits four and the sofa’s worn out enough as it is. Besides, some of you might be axe-wielding murderers or polaroid-taking weirdos. It’s safer then to hold an afternoon tea in honour of Afternoon Tea Week without you, but take enough pictures and tell you all about it so as to make you feel as if you were here. I hope that’s substitute enough. I wanted to go all out on this, seeing as you were all going to be here in spirit, so I decided to give it a theme. What …

The Kitchen Wishlist #4 | Afternoon Tea Week

I bloody love afternoon tea. Today is the day I embark upon my first proper homemade one, and hopefully you’ll be reading all about it by tomorrow – I really can’t wait. In the mean time, I thought you might like to see the five things I’d love to have at my afternoon tea table. I’ve steered clear of anything too quaint or sickeningly British because I’m sure you’ll see enough of those this week. Let me know what your favourite is in the comments. Oh, and tell me, if you could go to just one shop to buy lots of bits for afternoon tea, where would it be? I’m forever looking for new gorgeous kitchenware places to lust after. I know it would be terribly un-dainty to drink afternoon tea from something so bulky as this neko cat mug from Anthropologie, but isn’t it beautiful? We’ve talked about their Alice in Wonderland range before, but this plate from Whittard was too darling to leave off the list, I’m a sucker for blue and white in …