Monday, October 6, 2014

Monday's Quotes

Nowhere is the English genius of domesticity more notably
evident than in the festival of afternoon tea.
The mere chink of cups and saucers tunes the mind
to happy repose.
~George Gessing

A Social History of Tea by Jane Pettigrew

This quote was used in a presentation I did at the NW Tea Festival
this past weekend in Seattle.


Steph said...

Lovely photo! I"ve just sat down with your book and I'm enjoying it very much. Thank you!!

Angela McRae said...

I love that phrase "chink of cups and saucers." Wish I could have joined you for that tea festival!

Jeanie said...

A splendid photo and perfect quote!

Lorrie said...

Lovely quote. How great that you did a presentation. I'm sure it was well received.

Mary said...

…."chink of cups and saucers", oh yes that really makes me homesick, only English bone china does that with perfection!

Love it - love you and all you share about tea.
Mary x

Rosemary said...

Love the apple in the tea cup - both keeping the doctor away!