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These two books I read this past year both featured a #ChippyTea in them, so being a fish-and-chip lover, I had to make it for my book tour review recipe pairing. One with caper mayo & the other with mushy peas. 😋🐟🍟🍽

LeahBergen Yum!! 3mo
arlenefinnigan Controversial opinion: mushy peas are disgusting. 3mo
RamsFan1963 @arlenefinnigan No you're right, mushy peas are an abomination!! 3mo
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batsy Yum! Caper mayo sounds so good too 3mo
gradcat Looks...sooo....yummy! 😋 3mo
Cinfhen Yummmmmmmm!!! Please move in with me 🙏🏼 3mo
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Well, it‘s not really a #ChippyTea ... it‘s more of a “lazy lunch at home” tea. 😆


Aimeesue Love the teacup and saucer! 😍 3mo
saresmoore Ooh, what‘s your brew? 3mo
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rubyslippersreads Looks yummy! 3mo
LeahBergen @Aimeesue Thanks! 😘 3mo
LeahBergen @saresmoore A nice, strong Scottish Breakfast tea. 😄 3mo
writerlibrarian Ditto the ☕️ so lovely 3mo
Melissa_J Oh, I do so love that mug 🥰. I have an order coming in from Murchies next week. I love the Prince Charles and Golden Jubilee black tea blends, plus I have some Canadian Breakfast coming too. 3mo
LeahBergen @writerlibrarian Thank you! 😘 3mo
LeahBergen @Melissa_J I love Prince Charles (the tea 😉) and Golden Jubilee, too. I‘m not a big fan of Canadian Breakfast, though. 🤷🏻‍♀️ I am so about the plain old black teas right now (in my latest tea phase 😆😆). 3mo
Melissa_J I totally understand! I‘ve given up on David‘s Tea because so much of their stuff doesn‘t actually seem like tea anymore. I‘m predominantly drinking plain old black teas myself at the moment, at least until the Canadian Breakfast arrives. I do like that hint of maple 🍁 3mo
LeahBergen @Melissa_J Exactly! I was just thinking the same thing about David‘s Tea. I was looking at an email and thinking, “what ARE these flavours??”. I haven‘t ordered from them in ages! 3mo
Cathythoughts And ofcorse you have tea cups & saucers with book designs on them 👍🏻♥️beautiful 3mo
Amiable I am also a black tea fanatic, @LeahBergen 👍🏼👍🏼 3mo
LeahBergen @Amiable It‘s the best! 😄 3mo
Cinfhen Amazing convo @Melissa_J @LeahBergen I‘m so mad, I meant to buy David‘s Tea when I was in Canada and I totally forgot 🤬 3mo
Cinfhen Also that teacup!!!!!! 3mo
Melissa_J @Cinfhen have you had it before? What kinds of flavours do you like? I can send you some 😊 3mo
LeahBergen @Cinfhen I‘ll send you some! Where did you go in Canada when you were on this side of the pond?? 3mo
Cinfhen You guys are both awesome 😘 @LeahBergen @Melissa_J I‘ve only tried a few flavors but I‘m willing to try any and all ☺️I‘ve had cinnamon, peppermint and a fruity one and they were all fantastic. I was in Ontario, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City. We had such a great time. 3mo
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#RedRoseSeptember #day6 #ChippyTea DI Vera Stanhope is extremely fond of a chippy tea, even though she‘s supposed to be on a restricted diet for her health. You‘ll often find her sitting on a bench with a paper cone of chips and maybe a piece of battered fish to go with them. I must give the challenge creator a shoutout, you almost had me stumped for this one!👏👏👏

arlenefinnigan Hehehehe. It is a bit niche, isn't it 😉 3mo
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The Teashop Girls | Laura Schaefer
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#RedRoseSeptember Day 6: #ChippyTea reminded me of this novel reviewed by Fats: “If you‘re into tea, then you might like this book. I‘m not big on tea but, given the way that the story was “packaged,” I would be pouring myself a cup in no time. The layout of the story is what stood out for me. Each chapter begins with a tea-related quote, and I‘m a sucker for quotes.” Her full review: https://wp.me/pDlzr-7SW

arlenefinnigan Nice 😉 3mo
LeahBergen I love that old tea ad! 3mo
Cinfhen That‘s an awesome book cover!!! 3mo
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During his #schooldays, Nicky read this #selfhelpbook for adventurous cats. However he decided he‘d rather stay home and eat a #chippytea than go on a sea voyage. #RedRoseSeptember #SoulSeptember #SelfImprovementSept #multitasking

arlenefinnigan Gorgeous kitty 😺 3mo
Eggs Triple threat 🎉🎉 3mo
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mabell Nice!! 👏👏😂😂😻 3mo
LeahBergen I loved this book! And I cried at the end. 😆 3mo
OriginalCyn620 😊🐱❤️ 3mo
Dragon 😻 3mo
gradcat Fun! 🥳 3mo
rubyslippersreads @LeahBergen That‘s why I haven‘t been able to read it yet. 😿 3mo
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Amy's People | Amy Malbeuf
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The prompt #chippytea makes me think of one of my favorite Booktubers Amy at From the Dusty Bookshelf,whose nickname from another booktuber (Erica at The Perks of Books) is “Chippy Cup”. What I love about Amy is she reads way outside the mainstream. From deep dives into Simone de Beauvoir‘s complete works to Lesbian pulp fiction...she marches to the beat of her own drummer! Totally unpretentious, she is a joy to listen to.


HardcoverHearts She is great! Good choice. 3mo
Ruthiella @HardcoverHearts Thanks! I love how deep and broad her reading interests go! 3mo
thebluestocking Thanks for the recommendation. I‘m always looking for booktubers who do more than read YA. 3mo
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Cinfhen Thanks for sharing a BookTuber!! That‘s a great idea 💡 we should highlight more BookTubers on Litsy!!! 3mo
Ruthiella @thebluestocking OMG I will send you a list via goodreads. There are lots of lit-fic booktubers. 3mo
Ruthiella @Cinfhen We actually have a few Littens who are already booktubers like Butterflyamore and HardcoverHearts😍 (edited) 3mo
Cinfhen And @shawnmooney who goes by Shawn the Book Maniac 💕💕💕💕 3mo
Ruthiella @Cinfhen Oh yes! I forgot about Shawn! He is not my friend in Litsy but I do watch his vlogs. 😀 3mo
thebluestocking @Ruthiella Thank you! I follow a few, but “need” more!! 💙 3mo
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The Long Wait | Mickey Spillane
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(Day 6 - #ChippyTea)

*I learn so much on Litsy, e.g., chippy tea—who knew—fish & chips for supper! Wow! I‘ve read way too many Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, & Mickey Spillane novels, because the first thing I think of when I hear the word chippy (and never mind the tea!) is a “cheap dame,” or a “promiscuous broad,” or a prostitute. Actual quote from the tagged book: “You oughta see the chippy he got up there.” Chippy ⬇️

gradcat ⬆️ (Cont.) tea is nicer somehow. ♥️ 3mo
arlenefinnigan My. Puts a whole new slant on the song 😂 3mo
Cinfhen #LiveAndLearn 😄it‘s happening ALL day on Litsy 🎉😜 3mo
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squirrelbrain I love this! Of course you wouldn‘t have heard of a chippy tea... with bread and butter of course as well! 3mo
gradcat @arlenefinnigan I know, right? I was almost afraid of offending people by highlighting the sensibilities of the hard-boiled detective novelists of the first half of the 20th century...a bit dated, right? 🤣 3mo
gradcat @squirrelbrain I‘d certainly heard of a “chippy,” and I know what “tea” means to you Brits, but I had never heard that phrase, nor the song, I‘m embarrassed to admit. But I really do like the phrase: it sums it all up in a kind of cutely diminutive way, if you get my drift...♥️ 3mo
CarolynM Just to throw another curveball your way, a "chippie" is Australian slang for a carpenter. 3mo
gradcat @CarolynM I did know that, but I‘ve never heard an American use it that way...can you believe that one little (slang) word has so many (slang) meanings? 🤣♥️ 3mo
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Admittedly, I‘m unfamiliar with the term #chippytea . But, as per usual, there‘s a Jane Austen related book for a prompt! Wilson offers tea related recipes, quotes, and history insights into all things tea in Austen‘s novels and in her world. It‘s a treat! #redroseseptember

Cinfhen I KNOW this is a MUST for @LeahBergen and @CrowCAH 3mo
CrowCAH @Cinfhen aye, tis already part of the Jane Austen themed books on the shelf! 3mo
arlenefinnigan Pretty cover! 3mo
LeahBergen @Cinfhen I still need this one! I‘ve had it stacked for ages. 😄 3mo
Cinfhen YOU don‘t own it @LeahBergen 😱 3mo
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Dead Simple | Peter James
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Growing up near Brighton, every Friday night we had a #Chippytea picked up by my dad on his way home from work, and eaten straight from the newspaper at the kitchen table, dowsed in lots of onion vinegar (the vinegar from the picked onion jar)😋🐟📰
So in honor of my dad, this is the first book in his favorite local detective series, still going strong at book #26! I‘ll read it #oneday, seeing as it‘s set where I‘m from.😊

Cathythoughts Brilliant post 👍🏻♥️ 3mo
Ms_T Lots of nostalgia for you there! Great post 😃 3mo
Cinfhen Awwww, I‘m missing home for you❤️I‘d love to visit you in Brighton and hang with your dad 😁 3mo
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EadieB @Cinfhen I‘ve read that one and getting ready to read book 2. 3mo
KarenUK @cinfhen ..... now that would be lovely! 💕 3mo
Cinfhen Wouldn‘t it !?!?!?! (edited) 3mo
gradcat @KarenUK & @Cinfhen Great Post! I‘ve read the first three of them, but then I guess I got sidetracked. I can‘t believe there are 26!! I had no idea! ♥️ (edited) 3mo
Crazeedi @Cinfhen @gradcat @EadieB @Andrew65 @TrishB @KarenUK great post, and I haven't read this series! 3mo
TrishB Lovely post ❤️ I am up to date in this series @Cinfhen 🎉🎉 3mo
Andrew65 Love this book series, one of my favourites. Unfortunately as currently suffering with gall bladder issues cannot have fish and chips and I so love them, and especially by the sea! 3mo
Andrew65 @Crazeedi @gradcat @EadieB @TrishB @KarenUK @Cinfhen Unfortunately I am totally up to date on this series. 3mo
EadieB @Andrew65 so the problem is your gall bladder? 3mo
gradcat @Andrew65 Poor you! 3mo
Andrew65 @EadieB It looks like that! Testing for biliary colic and gall stones! Which are both affecting the liver. Did second set of blood tests this week today, got another blood test next week. Waiting for ultra sound scan date and got endoscopy next Saturday so feeling a bit sorry for myself, not to mention the pain. 😔 3mo
Andrew65 @gradcat Thanks, but possibly feeling too sorry for myself! At least when at work kept busy and keeps my mind off it. 3mo
EadieB @Andrew65 So sorry to hear that you have to go through all of those tests etc. Not fun! Hope they solve your problem and you are feeling better soon! 3mo
Andrew65 @EadieB Yes, fingers crossed, and thanks. Hope they can solve it quickly. Not the best thing on the first week of a school year! 3mo
EadieB @Andrew65 Definitely not! Good that you have your deputy to help you. But bad that she is so new and probably needs your direction. 3mo
Andrew65 @EadieB Thankfully so far just been missing for small bits of the day for tests. Just not as far on as I‘d like to be. Better now than last year. (edited) 3mo
LeahBergen Yum!! I‘m craving a chippy tea now! 3mo
Crazeedi @Andrew65 oh man that is no fun, I had that and needed up have gall bladder removed. Hope you find some answers 3mo
Andrew65 @Crazeedi Thanks, definitely agree about being no fun! Just in waiting game for scan at moment. Apparently urgent only means likely to be some time in the next two weeks! 3mo
gradcat @Andrew65 I hope you get seen to sooner rather than later...isn‘t that painful? 😣 3mo
Andrew65 @gradcat Thanks. Yes! Although pain going up and down. Bigger problem is what can develop from it. 🤞 Eating a very bland diet which will hopefully be less painful. 3mo
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