“Under certain circumstances there are few hours more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” Henry James – Portrait of a Lady
I’ve always fancied myself as a Lady… lady of the manor, not lady of the night!
Those of you who have followed us for a while may recall that during the peak of mums cancer treatment I took her out for Afternoon Tea to cheer her up . She was fed up and deserved a treat.
Having been given the all clear and looking and feeling better than she has for a long time, I decided that yesterday the suitably re-named for the day Lady Sybil and Lady Mary would go the manor and partake in some tea.
Not exactly a manor but very fitting , our choice of venue, was the 4-star, grade 2 listed building The Royal Victoria Hotel in Sheffield city centre.
We donned our gladdest glad rags and arriving early made our way to the Grand Lounge for drinks… No exactly lady drinks by hey some would say where not exactly ladies! Continue reading