Boarding School – Sunday outings

Using a birthday-present voucher for Afternoon Tea in a Devon ‘country house hotel’ activates memories of precious but fraught Sunday outings. The need to ‘look nice’, the urge to eat as much as possible but without looking greedy, what to talk about…  Log fires, oak-panelled hallways, sumptuous sofas – luxuriously comfortable yet NOT HOME. Breakfast, elevenses, lunch, tea – and then back to school feeling full yet empty.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *