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A Clear Winner

Regular readers of this blog will no doubt be aware of my somewhat lacklustre attempts to curtail my teaware habit. Advertisements

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The Bottom of the Caddy

You know before opening the caddy that this will be the last session with that particular tea. The caddy feels unusually light, and the few lonely leaves left inside make an odd, metallic scraping noise as they slide about.

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The Blue Bowl of Happiness

Sometimes, even the less glamorous of teas drunk in the most everyday of settings can work magic.

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Yet More New Teaware…

I picked up this tea set made of red clay during our recent visit to Stockholm over the Easter period.

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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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Paint Me A Pitcher

Serendipitea – a series of developments that leads, by chance, to the procurement of highly satisfactory teas and teaware.

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Getting to Grips With Gaiwans

Introduction A gaiwan (“lidded bowl”) is a traditional piece of Chinese teaware, consisting of a saucer, bowl, and lid, which some believe represents the earth, one’s body, and heaven.

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