Amsterdam Blue House Tea

The prospect of exploring a new city feels like unwrapping a present and Amsterdam did not disappoint. We (me and Mr Me,  our youngest son and his BFF) had two days for a whistle-stop tour of the city during February half-term week. Continue reading

El Afternoon Tea

Just before Christmas Mo, Mr Mo and son of Mo left a wet and windy Cornwall and headed to sunny Mallorca. Always on the lookout for new places to try for afternoon tea, Mo discovered the Castillo Hotel Son Vida, set in a thirteenth century castle on a hillside overlooking the Bay of Palma. Continue reading

Tresanton Tea


(With apologies to Mo for going without her!)
Miss Lucy is on half-term and as she’s now officially a DFL (Down from London), the sunny terrace at the Hotel Tresanton in St Mawes was the perfect spot for an afternoon treat. Continue reading

Art Tea

Monday was a beautiful sunny day after a wild weekend here in Cornwall. The weather had thrown all it had at us – rain, hail, sleet, snow, gales, thunder and lightning.
Me and Mo had arranged to meet in the Arts Cafe, one of my favourite places in Truro.   Continue reading

Post Tea


On a sunny March afternoon me and Mo headed to the north coast and the Sorting Office, a small but perfectly formed cafe in what used to be St Agnes Post Office. 
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Fishing Cove Tea



Spring has sprung here in Cornwall. The daffodils are out and the sun is shining between the showers.    Continue reading