The bakery next door "full of polite young
men in blazers (Uppingham School) forming an
orderly queue for jam tarts and Chelsea buns."
Walnut cake, a favourite among artistic types.
Battenburg cake "they do a very good one, much in demand."
"The non-twee tea shop with porcelain cups. And when
you turn over your tea cup you find a little piece of
shortbread waiting there."
Not self service.
on high stools sipping syrup-infused coffee at
over the road in Uppingham, Rutland.
as a confectioners by Pa Baines in 1867, his
great great granddaughter,
back to life.