Hey, it’s almost summer solstice, and finally starting to feel like summer in these rainy parts.

A recent afternoon laydown on a comfy, cottage divan brought me to a book on Victorian Toronto and this wonderful antique snap of an impromptu tea party.  How dashingly civilised….

Tea in a Model T b

“TAKING TEA IN HER “T”, 1910s:  Far from the madding crowds and congested streets of downtown Toronto, photographer John Boyd, Sr. parked his Model T in a field (perhaps near Islington), and photographed his companion enjoying a cup of tea from the thermos balanced on the running board.  Personal mobility offered some obvious perks….”