Saturday afternoon tea

We had a delightful and thoroughly civilised afternoon with friends.  It’s been such a long time since we have had such a lovely time.  Life has been a little fraught and busy since the new year and at times it can be so easy to forget what normality feels like.

Afternoon tea 01

The plan was originally for me to make a cake for our afternoon tea, but some how I ran out of time.  (It seems that recently I have been running out of time a lot more frequently).

Afternoon tea 02

So this morning was all about hunting for something  delicious and tempting for our guests.

Afternoon tea 03

After much deliberation we settled for purchasing a Lemon and Blueberry Cake, a couple of Almond slices and a number of pieces of Rocky Road from the Butter and Cream Cakes stall in North Street Market.

Afternoon tea 04

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One response to “Saturday afternoon tea

  1. Oh, this looks fantastic, Chrissy, so delicious! I can so relate to what you are saying! I’m also running out of time and this year has started out very busy, only to get even more busy. I also can’t remember when we had a nice afternoon with some friends over tea or coffee. Have a good time and enjoy your Sunday!

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