Friday 18 October 2013
Lamb, Lapsang, and JK Rowling.
Today, I had lunch with J.K. Rowling.
Well, not really, but I did have lunch at the Pottermore fan famous Elephant House gourmet tea and coffee shop, where Rowling sat writing much of her early novels in the back room, and which bills itself as the birthplace of Harry Potter. I sat with my large pot of lapsang souchong, surrounded by hundreds of elephant prints and brick-a-brack, ate a fabulous lamb and mint pie, and watched the steady stream of curious tourists wander through.
Thanks to the fabulous Terrie Howey (aka storyteller Red Phoenix) for the lunch suggestion.
And for you, O Best Beloved, a little story.