Category Archives: Dorset

Happy valentine´s day: A windspwet day and a warm cup of tea.

On a gray and misty day in December last year, my english gentleman swept me off to Swanage, an old victorian seaside town, on an old steam train. It was a cold and miserable day, but anything goes when in … Continue reading

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Tea: The afternoon tea tradition…

Afternoon tea, the delightful tradition that is as english as the queen mother. It seems to have been around forever, yet we owe this cozy ritual to Anna Maria, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, for introducing us to Afternoon tea. … Continue reading

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Recipe: Mince pie and a little video

In the cold months of winter, nestling up inside with a treat become a habit. At breakfast I think about lunch, and while wandering the streets of a cozy english countryside village I dream of finding the perfect little cafe … Continue reading

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Christmas tree hunting in England…

I remember when I was a little girl heading off into the woods behind our house to chop down a christmas tree with my father. I was over the top excited and though my dad was the toughest man in … Continue reading

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