A Place For Everything…

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…and everything in its place…

When I unexpectedly found the remains of a tuo that I thought I’d polished off some time ago it became apparent that I really needed to re-organise my stash.

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Wuhan Jiarun Huiming Organic Sheng

Wuhan Jiarun Huiming Organic Sheng - wrapped

As the name suggests, this tea is a product of the Wuhan Jiarun Tea Co. Ltd., who are based in Wuhan, Hubei Province.

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Steeper At The Gates Of Dawn

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Or, “Ode To Some Beautiful Leaves I Infused On My Balcony One Midsummer Morning”

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Si Ji Chun

si ji chun - dry leaf

These leaves landed on my tea table as so many others have done in the form of a free 3 gram sample that was kindly included in an order I placed over at House of Tea.

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2009 Xia Guan Jia Ji Raw

2009 Xia Guan Jia Ji Raw - boxed

I bought this tuo in mid-April as part of my efforts to shore up the pu side of my stash.

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Reon Spout Strainer

reon filter - packet

Recently I was moving my teaware cupboard to make better use of our kitchen countertop real estate, and in doing so rediscovered an old pot that I’d kind of half forgotten.

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Georgia Wild Forest Black Tea

Georgia Wild Forest - dry leaf

This is the other half of a pair of black teas from Georgia that I recently purchased from House of Tea.

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Wen Shan Ping Lin Black Tea

wan shan ping lin - dry leaf

This was one of those impulse buys, tossed into my shopping cart during a “want!” moment of weakness when I was putting together my recent order with House of Tea that saw me also get my thirsty mitts on a pair of teas from Georgia, as well as a beeng of shou pu-erh.

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Georgia Etseri Wild Black Tea

Georgia Etseri Wild Black - dry leaf

My previous experiences with Georgian tea left me wanting more, so when I was putting together an order with perennial favourites House of Tea recently I took the opportunity to throw a couple of new-to-me teas from that country into my virtual shopping cart.

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Jin Xuan Charcoal

Jin Xuan Charcoal - dry leaf

Another month, another order placed at House of Tea, another free sample to play with.

This time they’ve opted to tempt me with another tasty Oolong.

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