High Tea at the Gunners Barracks in Mosman

It’s the day after my birthday and it’s windy and raining, the first really cold day for the year. But the miserable weather is soon forgotten when my boyfriend surprises me with a delicious birthday morning tea at the Gunners Barracks in Mosman! The Gunners’ Barracks was built in 1873 and used as the barracks […]

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High Tea at the Tea Room QVB

On an unexpectedly warm morning towards the end of winter, KT and I arrived at the Queen Victoria Building’s Tea Room QVB for lovely Nadia’s birthday party. After meeting Nadia, her sister and a few of her other friends at the entrance and weighing her down with gifts, we wandered into the elegant Tea Room. […]

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High Tea and Singapore Slings at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore

My boyfriend and I stepped out of the taxi into thick humidity at 3.05pm, already 5 minutes late for our booking. We stopped for just a few seconds to admire the grand façade of the beautiful Raffles Hotel before half running, half walking across the gravel driveway and down the corridor to the Tiffin Room. […]

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What to Wear to High Tea

I only just learned that Dilmah – one of my favourite brands of tea – is hosting an elegant Boutique High Tea at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival tomorrow. I’m very disappointed that I’m not going and really hoping that Dilmah will host a similar High Tea at the Sydney Fashion Festival later this […]

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‘Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea’ at the Westin Hotel

Once upon a time, a boy and a girl in a faraway land down under went to a Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea Party. They sat in a sunlit lobby under a clock chime and ate delightful treats from a two-tiered tray. The savory tier of the tray included: Tweedledee and Tweedledum – asparagus wrapped in […]

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