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)
Today it's time to talk about a beautiful little book called Tom's Midnight Garden. I picked it up from the classics section of my local bookstore, and absolutely fell in love with it! I cannot believe that I have never read this book before, especially considering my deep love for Burnett's The Secret Garden. So, to rectify … Continue reading Tom’s Midnight Garden