Blue and White Charm

“I find it harder and harder every day to live up to my blue china”. Oscar Wilde, 1874. There is something very appealing about an assortment of Blue and White China. No matter if it is new or old, English, Italian, Chinese or Dutch it all goes together beautifully in an eclectic, timeless collection. Blue […]

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The Perfect Cup of Tea

“Nobody can teach you how to make the perfect cup of tea. It just happens over time. Wearing cashmere helps, of course”. What is the perfect cup of tea? I think Tea is best made with fresh good quality tea leaves in a pre-warmed china teapot with boiling water and served in a fine lipped, […]

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Taking Tea

Taking tea is a pleasurable part of life and one to be looked forward to. Afternoon tea, high tea, low tea, morning tea the original meaning of ‘taking tea’ has become a little confused over time despite many articles being written about the meaning of each and the origins and etiquette of Tea in the past […]

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