Wait - Prague? Yes Prague! Last week has been awfully quiet on this blog (but not on our Instagram or Facebook *hint hint*), because my lovely partner whisked me away to lovely, wonderful Prague. This city y'all. It's so gorgeous and romantic, and the cultural history is just such a quintessential aspect of it all … Continue reading Cafe Savoy (Prague)
Hi guys! You may have noticed that this week's tearoom review has not come out yet - not to worry, it's coming later this week! I've been working quite a bit, and my lovely partner is taking me away to Prague tomorrow! So the next review is going to be a travel blog too! I'm … Continue reading Tearoom Review Update!
"Lyrical ... poetic ... dreamlike. A triumph." - The Guardian on A Song for Ella Grey, is it (this) good though?
Today, as almost every Monday, my partner and I went for tea in beautiful Edinburgh. The sun was shining, the trees are blossoming, and we both felt a great pull to a cute little café situated by a large park. As we are both continentals living in the UK, it was quite a nice change … Continue reading Victor Hugo Delicatessen (Edinburgh)
I paid £6.40 for a tea and a slice of cake at the "birthplace of Harry Potter" - was it worth it??
Yep. I made some mistakes. But exciting plans exist also, and I need your opinions!
Vimes thought for a moment and said, 'Well, dear, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a lot of wood must be in want of a wife who can handle a great big-- I can't believe we're already half a year into this blog, and this is the first time I talk … Continue reading Snuff
Another Sunday, another cheat day! For this week's review we went to Patisserie Valerie, marking this our first large chain review! Patisserie Valerie, of course, is a UK wide chain known mostly for their cake slices and hot drinks. But you would be amiss to forget that they also do afternoon tea (£25 for 2)! … Continue reading Patisserie Valerie (Edinburgh)
If you've read this blog before you may have picked up on the fact that I love Burnett's The Secret Garden. It is one of the few novels that I return to at least once every year, and its warming charm has not been lessened in the slightest. It is a criminally underrated piece of … Continue reading Return to the Secret Garden – or, on Fanfiction
It's hard, being on a diet and blogging about tea and cakes every Monday, not gonna lie. (Coincidentally, that may be a part of the reason why I'm on a diet...) That said, there is a specific kind of feeling of achievement when you've calculated your calorific budget so that you can fit in scone … Continue reading Café Nom de Plume (Edinburgh)