Category : St John’s Wood

Grand Stand Upper, Lord’s Cricket Ground

Cup of Tea, Lord's Cricket Ground
PG Tips
Upper Grand Stand
Lord’s Cricket Ground
Tea at Test pt:2 (pt:1)
Cricket, lovely cricket, if ever a sporting occasion was made for the enjoyment of a cuppa, it is test match cricket.

Lasting for days, at a ponderous pace, with not too much excitement of the jump-up-and-spill-your-tea variety. There is a lunch break, a tea break, and plenty of time to nip and get a cuppa between overs.

I love this quote from my favorite film maker Jim Jarmusch, featuring my favorite band, my favorite sport and my favorite drink:

“Cricket makes no sense to me. (more…)

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Cabbie’s Shelter, Wellington Place, NW8

Tea the Cab Shelter, Wellington Place, St John's Wood
Cabman’s Shelter
Wellington Place
Tea at Test pt:1 (pt:2)

Lord’s Cricket Ground. England v South Africa 4th day; with play not starting for over an hour, I am in need of a cuppa.

I head to St John’s Wood High Street, figuring it will be the perfect place to locate a fragrant patisserie in whose window I can sit and watch the world go by with a nice pot of something.

Mmm…ordinarily, no doubt, but on the morning of a Test Match, everywhere is chockas (as Blowers would say).

But lo!..a lovely emerald green cabman’s shelter! I have always wanted to go in one of these, and this enterprising one is open on a Sunday (more…)

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