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Afternoon Tea at The Titanic

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Afternoon Tea at The Titanic

Our Christmas shindig was in January because you amazing customers kept us very busy during December with your orders. For our Christmas night out myself and Claire went to the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool for Afternoon Tea. How good does it look in that picture? It consisted of a lovely pot of tea, a glass of Prosecco with a strawberry, Scones, cakes and an assortment of finger sandwiches. Fun Fact. Cornish Scones are made with the Jam on the bottom with the cream on top (the Cornish are very proud of their cream) whereas Devonshire Scones are made with jam...

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The Giant Panda

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The Giant Panda

Giant panda are no longer endangered but they are still vulnerable. It doesn’t necessarily mean they are safe though. They became endangered when their climates where be chopped down. Panda live on a diet of bamboo only and in the next 80 years or so there will be a 35% decrease of bamboo forests due to them being destroyed through climate change. Currently there are around 1,864 panda living in the wild, since 2004 that is an increase of 17%. With the forests being destroyed this number might decrease and panda may become endangered again. Our ‘Moody Panda’ mug is...

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The Hygge Trend

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The Hygge Trend

Hygge is a quality of Danish culture. It cannot be translated using a single word. Rather, it includes many of the pleasures we link with everyday living - relaxing with friends, enjoying good food, and creating a cosy evening with a candle or two. It refers to a mental state of cosiness, warmth, and togetherness in the heart of winter. It also helps the Danes get through the long, dark and cold winters. The Danish word, pronounced "hoo-ga", is commonly translated into English as "cosiness". The origin of the word ‘hygge’ comes from a Norwegian word meaning ‘well-being’. It first...

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