Tea is something of a national pastime here in the UK. But I think it is fair to say quite a few of us don’t know much about it beyond the obvious; “milk, no sugar please.” The folks at Yumchaa are keen to change all that. So last night S and I headed over to their shop in King’s Cross to find out more about this most popular of drinks. The Yumchaa King’s Cross tea room is a delightful spot. It is a glass-walled haven of all things tea tucked away in Granary Square. The walls
This week has been a pretty theatre-filled affair. After Big Fish on Wednesday, I was back in the stalls on Thursday and Friday for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Now, despite my usual view on spoilers, I am going to follow the publicity campaign and "keep the secrets" for this show. The reasons for this are two-fold - firstly I know a lot of people desperately want to see the show and would give their right arm to do so, but can't get tickets. S and I got lucky with the
The Great British Bake Off has the nation gripped once more. It turns out that even if you change the channel and some of the presenters the formula still works. If you think about it, that is a bit ironic for a cooking show since often if you change a few ingredients the end result can be a bit, well, rubbish. Bu I digress, I got hooked on GBBO later than most but I have followed this season religiously; I am quietly hoping for Sophie and Liam to join the inevitable Steven i
"Every day, once a day, give yourself a present."
Those words from Twin Peaks hero FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper, a coffee hero of mine, are very pertinent; be sure to take time for yourself.
So with that in mind, I took Friday off to head up-town with my better half. Our destination? Brick Lane.
Earlier this year we visited the vintage shops of Paris on a weekend there and now we wanted to take a trip to London's offering.
But before the shopping could commence we neede