For just a few moments, time stands still. I an no longer the busy mother – I become Lady Elizabeth, and my tea companions are no longer my little girls – they become the most lovely acquaintances to converse with: Lady Pricilla, Princess Mae, and Lady Esther.
For just a few moments, we have the most elegant tea, surrounded by the finest things to be seen. We exchange news of our travels; one has traveled to
For just a few moments, we use the best of manners, and give each other the most lavish gifts – hand-woven silk handkerchiefs from
For just a few moments, I lay aside my responsibilities, and become my girls’ best friend.
Because I know that childhood is only…for just a few moments