Yesterday DD and I thought we would like to go to the local community farm for afternoon tea but as both of us have fluctuating health, we didn't want to book in advance. As we decided to go DD saw on the internet that the tickets had all sold out.
Never mind we thought, on Sunday we will go to the 40's event at the Epping and Ongar heritage steam railway. But Sunday dawned with both of us feeling under the weather so we stayed home both feeling disappointed.
Still later on there was an event in a nearby village in aid of the Essex Air Ambulance. It was Vintage tea parties and we didn't need to book so off we went.
I had the delicious cream tea of two home made scones with cream and jam. DD had coffee and walnut cake which was washed down with plenty of tea with the pot being replenished freely. The tables were beautifully and simply decorated and very pretty bunting around the walls. It was so lovely to have a tea pot and delicate bone china cups. Apart from the cream tea and various cakes there was also afternoon tea with a selection of savory and sweet items. Perhaps we will have that next time as they seem to do this from time to time. It was quiet when we got there with just a few tables taken but got busy as we were leaving so that suited us too.