Tea-tastic Tuesday

Cheery yellow tea pot.

Did you know that Earl Grey tea is a tea blend which has been flavoured with the addition of oil of bergamot.It is assumed to be named after Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey and British Prime Minister in the 1830s.  He descended from a long established Northumbrian family seated at Howick Hall and his commemorated in Newcastle by the striking Grey’s Monument https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey%27s_Monument
His government also saw the abolition of slavery in the British Empire.

yellow tea pot

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