A cup of tea always reminds me of my Ouma Verona. She and my granddad has a set time for tea every day, 10:00, no exceptions. If we are in the area we always make sure that we pop in just before 10:00 to enjoy a hot cup of strong tea and freshly baked scones, flapjacks or banana bread with lots of butter.
She has the most beautiful green and white Royal Albert set that she uses for special guests. The tea just tastes better when brewed in an exceptional teapot and poured into fine china. Is it a girl thing? Perhaps. But how lovely!
Here are five of my favourite teapots: