Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust Some friends are for the moment and some for longer. Some friendships are fostered through mutual interests, or work, or study, or locality. And then there are some friends who own a piece… Continue reading Red blossoms plus teaview: Perfect South, Shincha First Harvest
Does anyone remember that ad? Probably noone under thirty at the least (and definitely not outside of Australia). It pre-dates Not Happy Jan, which I’m told is barely within memory. How did I get this old? Anywho, yes, yes, I know. You’ve missed me. And I’ve been buying tea and teaware and not sharing it… Continue reading Got any blacker? Plus Teaview: Japanese Sencha, T2
Some people collect stamps. Shoes. Handbags. Comic books. Ears in a jar. I collect teaware and paper hand fans from Japan. So when a lovely friend of mine took a much-envied trip to Japan recently (Her journey here) I asked if she minded bringing me back a paper hand fan. WELL. She scoured the… Continue reading Canisters, hand fans and teaware! Oh my!
Guess who got a new tea set? I did! This lantern-inspired light green pot plus two cups, as well as a few more goodies arrived in the mail recently. Win! So obviously I had to christen it and document the event. My dilemma was which tea to christen it with? I decided T2’s Ayurvedic Chai was… Continue reading Secret Santa has my number. Plus Teaview – Ayurvedic Tea Chai, T2