For the erroneously labelled “Lord” Simcoe Day holiday on Monday … I say erroneously as John Simcoe, while being the founder of Toronto (then known as York) back in 1793 when he canoed up from Niagara Falls; and while a member of the British House of Parliament, was never a member of the House of Lords or knighted. Why we continue to call him Lord is beyond me ….
… anyway … to honour him and the holiday named after him – Simcoe Day – we opted for an afternoon of High Tea at Annona at the Park Hyatt followed by a night at the hotel.
1) our room in the North Tower at the Park Hyatt; 2) Blee reads the LCBO course offerings at afternoon tea
3) the view from our room of the corner of Avenue Road and Bloor; 4) afternoon tea goodies
5) afternoon tea desserts!
Cute tea service!
Lovely lovely – I will go to “All Things British” for high tea tomorrow to meet a friend. They have excellent goodies there!