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Updates- or Lack Thereof

It’s been a while since I last updated this blog, 3 months! In internet terms, that might as well been a lifetime. Here’s a quick snapshot of what I’ve been up to, not that anyone is particularly concerned….. i) My … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Tea Blogger- Tag

A game of tag for tea bloggers was started by Lu Ann of The Cup of Life.- Obviously I’m quite late to this party despite being tagged for a few days. It consists of answering a list of questions in a … Continue reading

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Why I can’t be a reviewer- Part I

Or more specifically a tea reviewer. Well, besides the fact that I sell Chinese tea and perceived independence is lacking. After all, it would be pretty fun to share my drinking journey with the world at large. Not to mention … Continue reading

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Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon- The Tea House Booboo

I just watched Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon. Quite entertaining for what it is- Tsui Hark’s stylish action sequence, a charismatic as always Feng Shaofeng, Angelababy who is always pleasing on the eyes plus Chen Kun’s quirky … Continue reading

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Today in Tea News

Most people stop blogging because i) lack of time ii) lack of inspiration iii) lack of interest Can’t help you with the first and third one but sometimes local news provides ample fodder. Take today’s tea related news for instance: … Continue reading

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Travelling with Tea

Most of the time, I don’t have this problem since those travels are to tea places. I would literally spend virtually the entire day drinking tea and I use a taster mug to perform covert tea comparisons in the morning. … Continue reading

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Is there a wrong way to brew tea?

In the matters of personal preference, there is no right or wrong, isn’t it? The only thing that is absolutely wrong is telling someone they are wrong. Hence, when it comes to brewing tea, nothing is wrong. What do you … Continue reading

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Search Phrases that Led People to Us

On our wordpress dashboard, we can see how people come to us. Sometimes it’s via referrals- though this blog has now become pretty lacking in useful information of late, can’t see why anyone would link to us- and sometimes it … Continue reading

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You can’t make this up

In order not to lose track of the tea world in the English speaking world, I skim the forums from time to time, at least the biggest and most established one. Long stopped commenting and participating because well, it is … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines

I probably shouldn’t say this but very often I shake my head in bewilderment when I read some of the vendor’s descriptions of teas, not ours of course. Overtime you learn to be immune to bizarre romanization and colorful (mistranslated) … Continue reading

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