I don’t drink tea to wake up. I wake up to drink tea. 

Is there anything more invigorating, comforting and refreshing first thing in the morning than a hot cup of Tea? The quote above says it all. Do I wake to drink Tea, or does Tea wake me up? There is a fine line between the two at times, and like coffee drinkers, tea drinkers love the… Continue reading I don’t drink tea to wake up. I wake up to drink tea. 

“Who would not spout the family teapot in order to talk with Keats for an hour about poetry, or with Jane Austen about the art of fiction?”

It is heartening to realise that there are millions of people throughout history that were as fussy, and demanding in their tea drinking habits as I am. Not only in the past but now in the modern contemporary world of art, music, film and literature, ardent tea drinkers abound. Who would have thought Mick Jagger,… Continue reading “Who would not spout the family teapot in order to talk with Keats for an hour about poetry, or with Jane Austen about the art of fiction?”

“What better way to suggest friendliness and to create it- than a cup of Tea?”

From the beginning of Tea two thousand years ago to when Tea first arrived in England in 1657, Tea has become the second most popular drink after water around the world. The tea beverage has motivated writers and poets who, throughout the centuries, have expressed their adoration and passion for drinking Tea. In their writings,… Continue reading “What better way to suggest friendliness and to create it- than a cup of Tea?”

“The Perfect Temperature for Tea is Two Degrees Hotter than Just Right”.

The best place to enjoy a cup of tea is often at home because so many cafes today do not serve 'proper tea' We have become accustomed to a tea bag popped into a cup or a pot of hot water and a lonely teabag on the side, unfortunately. Given the emphasis on specialist baristas,… Continue reading “The Perfect Temperature for Tea is Two Degrees Hotter than Just Right”.