Table, flowers and tea strainer at Propertea Manchester

It would be an understatement to say that the quest for a ‘proper cuppa’ is a British institution. I absolutely love tea, which would make my 15 year-old self’s jaw hit the floor, as I never used to- I just didn’t see how something that was essentially a cup of hot water and milk could taste any good! Oh, how wrong I was. I am now obsessed with all things tea– green tea, fruit tea, and of course the classic English Breakfast tea. I am from the home of Yorkshire Tea, after all (the factory is a 5-minute walk from my house!)

When me and my mum visited Manchester last week to see Take That (I won’t go too far into it, or I’ll just start gushing about how amazing it was and how there was a flying bike and sea creatures and breathe, Emma), we stayed overnight so we could have a little shop the day after. It was a happy accident that when we went to see Olly Murs last month, we stumbled across the adorable Proper Tea at Manchester Cathedral, and this time we had the chance to pay them a visit! View Full Post

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So, this weekend was very exciting for me as I attended my first ever blogger event! Since getting into blogging, I had started becoming aware of events going on and when I heard about this one hosted by Rock On Ruby I was so excited to attend and get to know some bloggers in real life! It’s so easy to just talk through social media and blog comments, but nothing beats meeting people face to face. This was a great event, because it was a clothes swap as well as a meet-up. Let’s see how I got on… View Full Post