Strange brew

17th October 2003 at 01:00
My admiration for Winchester College, already considerable, has increased significantly on learning that it has been "having tea at 4.45pm since 1382", some centuries before the rest of the country managed to import tea supplies from the Far East.

Eithne Webster

Brownings Cottage

Marlpit Hill, Edenbridge, Kent

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