Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea rooms, Travel

Sunday Morning Oolong

This past Sunday was another stunning, late summer morning and I enjoyed some special oolong out on the side deck with the goldfinches and hummingbirds. Tea time out on the deck The tea is from eteaket in Edinburgh, Scotland. We visited eteaket when we made our first of two trips to Scotland in 2013 .… Continue reading Sunday Morning Oolong

Bag Tea, England, History, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea rooms, Travel

Fortnum Favorite

Sometime's a tea can evoke a feeling or memory and the Fortmason blend tea from Fortnum & Mason does that for me. My first exposure to Fortnum & Mason was in 2002. My then boyfriend and I were on our first trip to Disney World in Florida. Upon visiting Epcot, the UK exhibit called my… Continue reading Fortnum Favorite

Comforting, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea rooms, Travel

The One Special Tea

I am assuming I'm not the only tea lover who has a favorite tea, or a favorite spot to enjoy tea. One of mine is from eteaket tea in Edinburgh, Scotland. I visited this specialty tea store in 2013 when we were last there. I had seen their website and was looking forward to enjoy… Continue reading The One Special Tea

Comforting, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Travel

Just a Sunday Tea in Spring

What does one do on a rainy Sunday in spring? Enjoy some tea and flowers, of course. I cut the few daffodils that were flowering in the garden and poured some Celtic Cottage tea from Trail Lodge Tea. Using my Tain Pottery teacup and teapot always reminds me of Scotland as well. We're planning a… Continue reading Just a Sunday Tea in Spring

History, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea rooms, Travel

Yorkshire Tea Time

In 2013 my husband and I spent 3 days in the beautiful and historic city of York, England before heading north to Scotland. When planning our trip to Scotland, we wanted to get a brief taste of another part of England away from London, which we visited the previous year for a week. While doing… Continue reading Yorkshire Tea Time