Yesterday was a typical November day. Wind, loads of rain and after we came home from our walk on the North Downs Way , trousers soaked full of water up to the knees, I felt like tea.
Nothing unusual there, I constantly feel like tea. As I usually drink a whole pot at once I thought I'm going to use a teapot warmer (or "Stoevchen" as you call it in German)...only to find out that we actually don't own one yet in the house.
No problem, this morning I walked into town to put a stop to this major drawback.
I had a look around Debenhams...in the christmas gifts section of Boots, Waitrose and Matalan...Robert Dyas...BHS...Argos...nothing. Absolutely nothing.
Seems I have picked the one item again that you can't get anywhere. Will try harder in London tomorrow...or just import one from Germany next time.
Tell me, is it just me who always wants the impossible? Are my taste and my needs so special? Or are all the high street shops simply too mainstream and samey?
I will keep you updated on this pressing matter...Britain the country of tea-lovers? Very funny!
edit: Just had an amazing revelation: they must exist in England! Why would a tea light be called tea light otherwise?!?