Tea with Agatha Christie

Sep 1, 2011 by

In a small theater in London’s West End, I discovered Agatha Christie.  Her mystery play “The Mousetrap” has been running continually since it opened 1952.   It’s surprise ending reminds the audience that a great writer can always surprise you.   When the curtain closed.. I was officially a die hard Agatha Christie fan. The last 13 years my life has been devoted to all things tea.   I quickly discovered that not only was Ms. Christie an avid tea drinker but she often wrote about it in her books. (she wrote 80 stories and plays in all!) Here is a fun quote from “And Then There Were None”   “Will you pour out tea, Miss Brent?’ The el­der wom­an replied: ‘No, you do it, dear. That tea-​pot is so heavy. And I have lost...

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A Dramatic Tea Time Your Friends Won’t Forget...

Jul 3, 2011 by

    Wanted: Hams, Drama Queens, Divas, Social Butterflies and anyone who longs to “Act Out” in a group. Theme:” Who Killed The Darling Duke of Darjeeling?” … a mystery tea time. Grab a group of your “gabbiest” girlfriends (6-8 will do) and host a mystery tea party they will be talking about for years to come. Follow this step by step article for a successful event. Step #1: Order the Instant Down-loadable Kit Who Killed The Darling Duke of Darjeeling ? is an awesome tea party waiting to happen. You can download the full kit with scrips, characters, recipes and more for only $24.95 You can also order a hard copy mailed to you for $33.30. The kit includes place cards, invitations and nametags as well. Go to: http://mysteryteaparties.com/darjeeling.htm Step #2: Choose Your...

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Tea Mystery Books You May Have Missed...

May 10, 2011 by

    I admit it.  I tend to like the television series that do not get picked up.  You know, the 8 episodes that are pulled from the channel due to lack of interest.  Yep.  Those are my favorite.  So it is no real surprise that I am in love with a short lived book series called “The Royal Tunbridge Wells Mysteries.” There were two books in this series published in 2004.  “Dead as a Scone” and “The Final Crumpet” by Ron and Janet Benrey.  Both books are now out of print though you can pick them up used on Amazon for as little as .25 cents used.  The great news is that the authors have just republished the books on Kindle!  For only $2.99 you can instantly download the books and read them...

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