Tea in the Garden

More and more we all realise the benefits of sunshine and open air for our health and happiness, and when we do hear the insistent call of the garden we must not forget our less fortunate friends.  The mere fact of eating in the open air is in itself moat exhilarating, and tea, which is sometimes a very ordinary uninteresting meal, can be transformed into a delightful function when shared with a few friends amidst beautiful flowers.

Elizabeth Hallett’s Hostess Book 1939

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