Pasadena’s Original English Tea Room cannot be found in Old Town but at ...

801 S Pasadena Avenue
(on corner of Bellefontaine)
Pasadena CA 91105

We are Pasadena’s Original English Tea Room
Rose Tree Cottage

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Visit our English Village Shop

For British themed Gifts, China, Glass, Teas, Fresh Foods, Scones and all the trimmings, Confectionery, Favourite British Foods, Apparel - (including the world-famous Barbour Range), Hats, Fascinators and much, much more.  Open 7 Days a Week


Bloom Where Planted

The Rose Tree Cottage African Children’s Foundation

A 501(c)(3) Public Charity

This Christmas, give a gift of giving:

Proverbs of Kenya

Compiled and edited by Mary Fry and Nora Ottaviano.

Illustrated by Students of Bloom Where Planted

“A wise man who knows proverbs can reconcile all difficulties.”

This gift book is filled with cultural proverbs known in Kenya,

of which many reflect the lessons learned from the animals of Africa.

Each proverb is printed in the English translation and the native language to which it is attributed.

All are illustrated by one of eight talented

Kenyan Secondary and College sponsored students…

     a very special gift, indeed!

Proceeds from


will benefit Kenyan students studying

the arts and creative life skills.


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British Royal and Celebrity Biographer

Andrew Morton