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St Clements’ Cake, Tongs and Be Not Inhospitable

20 Feb

I had a request for cake today and this one was in the freezer needing only its icing with orange zest and juice. It’s a lemony cake with orange icing – hence St Clements.

St Clements' Cake

St Clements’ Cake

I love these silly little tea-bag tongs!

Tea bag tongs

Tea bag tongs

What good advice this is, just the first line alone whether they be in disguise or not. Be kind, be welcoming, be generous – indeed, follow the Golden Rule of treatingΒ others as you would wish to be treated. I wrote before of the Golden Rule hereΒ and here. Do check out these pages too. I just love this whole picture as well as its words, an environment I would love to be in. Almost any bookshop is a good place to be!

Be not inhospitable

Be not inhospitable

 
 

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8 responses to “St Clements’ Cake, Tongs and Be Not Inhospitable

  1. utesmile

    February 21, 2016 at 6:48 pm

    I got the same teabag thongs, they are fun. And I love bookshops. Any bookshop πŸ™‚

     
  2. mukhamani

    February 21, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    Such a beautiful bookshop and as you have said bookshops are good places, and libraries too:))

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 21, 2016 at 5:28 pm

      Essential places, especially libraries. πŸ™‚

       
  3. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    February 21, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    so loved the bookstore photo…how inviting with wonderful words we all need to take from…

     
  4. jotsfromasmallapt

    February 20, 2016 at 10:05 pm

    Making a cuppa for myself for a sit-down and a slice of your delicious cake. That last photo is a bookshop….go figure that such a nice “Be hospitable…” reminder would be posted over a door. A door leading one to many, many more written words just waiting to be read. Perfect.

     
  5. Ruth

    February 20, 2016 at 9:09 pm

    Oh I would love a slice of your cake with a cup of tea!

     

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