The Importance of Conserving

Conserving, that is to say the art of making conserves, preserves, jams and marmalades, is an essential part of refined society. If this practice were to cease, the whole institution of the Afternoon Tea would be threatened, and with it the concept of Englishness.

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The essential elements of life are:

These elements are all so important that each has a separate page linked to above, carefully written by one well-schooled in such matters. One should be mindful that education, though a necessity, is not in itself sufficient, and only through the frequent practice of the arts of Afternoon Tea can civilisation be properly preserved.

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