Thursday, October 24, 2013

birthday tea...

Sixty years ago, Queen Elizabeth II was crowned. A special blend of tea was selected to commemorate the happy day. It was one of my favorite gifts received for my birthday this month.  Apparently, the tea and tin have sold out! No surprise there.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Downton Abbey costumery

A collection of costumes from Downton Abbey will arrive next spring to Winterthur.  

A selection of 40 original costumes as well as photographs will be displayed beginning in 
early March '14 at the duPont home in Wilmington, Delaware.

Also scheduled to take place are discussions, lectures and other events 
related to country manor life in the UK. 
Stay tuned for more.