A Conservative prime minister is urged to nationalise a troubled enterprise. The government is accused of taking its eye off the ball at a time of national crisis (what crisis?). Oh, and there’s a referendum on the UK’s relationship with Europe… Continue reading A Strange Echo – Drinking Tea by Candlelight
Many of you will know our popular Taeping blend (Earl Grey with lavender and rose) but did you know it was named after the last clipper ship to win one of the great tea races before steamships took over the trade? Continue reading Taeping and The Great Tea Race of 1866
While searching for details about Mr Maxey online, we have discovered a startling bit of information about a Mr James Maxey living in Hainford, Duchy of Lancashire. Continue reading Shady Past – A Relative of Mr Maxey?