Monthly Archives: February 2016

New Toys!

Well, I’m back home again from my long weekend in Stockholm. It’s nice to go away on a trip, especially when it’s to the bright lights of the Venice of the North, but it’s also just as nice to come … Continue reading

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Tea Haiku No. 5

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Tea Shopping In Stockholm

After the tedium of a long and somewhat dull train journey the evening before, I was up early to plan the day’s fun and games.

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Tea On The Train

When the dedicated tea lover is out travelling and suddenly finds themselves in need of a beverage he or she runs the risk of putting themselves at the mercy of fate’s own proverbial pot-luck tea caddy of mystery, which, more … Continue reading

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Smoke In The Water – Tarry Souchong

Marmite, that most British of foodstuffs made from yeast extract, divides the nation into two warring camps. There is no middle ground, no grey area, no ambiguity at all when it comes to Marmite. You love its tangy, savoury gloopiness … Continue reading

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The Kindest Cup

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The Tea Library – “The China Tea Book”

In this post I’ll be taking a look at “The China Tea Book“, by Luo Jialin.

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