The ever linkworthy B3ta have an interview with Stuart Payne, the chap behind loveable tea-flavoured website nicecupofteaandasitdown.com.

High street tea emporium Whittards have a 50% off sale going at the moment, I see. And we're particularly taken by their coffee and cakes book.

Christine Misiak's recycled teapots are the loveliest thing I've seen all day.

If you're in London, pop to the Scandinavian kitchen on Great Titchfield street near Oxford Circus and enjoy a cup of tea out of one of their extraordinarily rude mugs.

...or just enjoy the tea experience at home, with a mug from the Typhoon sale. But hands off the cook's apron - I've got my eyes on that...