A Day Of Indulgence

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Feb 132013
 

So I haven’t blogged this weekend just gone as I have been stomping around London, delivering half-baked tourist information to two of Bobs friends visiting from Munich. While the Germans were in town we endevoured to show them as much of the smoke as we could cram into two and a half days without exhausting ourselves and them. We started with a house party leading on to a not-so youthful and energetic hike up the momument and down again, a clipper Thames tour, a stroll around Trafalgar Square, Greenwich market and soho and topping it all off with a pancake breakfast the British way followed by creamed scones and tea!

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The spread: Yeloow heart print tablecloth – 1970s vintage from Bobs mum, cake stand – Ye Olde Curiosity Museum, Mablethorpe,  Spotty sugar bowl – birthday gift from the Holfs, blue jug – my great grandmothers, the non-drop coffee pot – a gift from Bobs folks, Anchor butter dish – Antiques fair, Strawberry Hill, cutlery – Tesco, Floral teaset – from my grandmother, miniature scones lovingly handmade by Bob.

Jul 302012
 
Seeing Blue And White - The Cornish Kitchen Ware Collection

Having now spend more than two weeks sorting, dating, cleaning and photographing blue and white stoneware from the renowned TG Green Cornish Kitchen Ware range I’m sure I’ll be closing my eyes and seeing blue stripes for weeks to come.  The silver lining of this barely grey cloud is that the vast collection of said  Cornish [read full post]