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Finally, an update… and new teas!

What’s been happening… well, I’ve been busy with work and family and by the time I get home (and get the computer) at night, I’m so tired that about all I can do is mindlessly putter about on Ebay and/or … Continue reading

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For all my tea loving friends!

Teavivre Spring Tea Festival (I’m looking at you, Rory…)

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Twinings Assam, babbling about board games and a bit of sewing.

Assam (Twinings) 3 min @ 212° The first thing I notice is how dark this is- it’s a really strong tea! I can completely understand why this is the ‘wake-up’ tea of choice for many people. In spite of it … Continue reading

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Twinings Darjeeling

Darjeeling (Twinings) There are few places on earth as enchanting as Darjeeling, a small, but vibrant town in the Indian state of West Bengal. Located in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, the high elevation gardens and sloped terrain of … Continue reading

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A good day for Darjeeling

Darjeeling Spring Tip (Adagio) Nestled in the slopes of the majestic Himalayas, Darjeeling is an Indian region famous for producing “the Champagne of tea.” Misty mountain air and loamy soil combine to create some of the world’s finest teas. Tea … Continue reading

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Tea on Thursday

I have the day off, it’s chill and raining… and Rita (my postal person) just dropped a package from Adagio on my doorstep. Three excellent reasons to have tea today. Um.. except I just looked outside and it isn’t raining… … Continue reading

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Brigadoon Breakfast Leap Day Tea

Brigadoon Breakfast Like the fictional Scottish town of Brigadoon, this special Leap Year tea only appears once every few years. Luckily, it’s every four years instead of a hundred! Celebrate Leap Day with this Scottish Breakfast Blend of Assam and … Continue reading

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New teas!

Actually, I shouldn’t have been quite so excited- neither of them is very good. The first one is Harney and Sons’ Paris tea. 3 min at 212° This complex tea is the blend of three teas, the leaves are black … Continue reading

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Twinings Christmas Tea reviews

Christmas Tea (Twinings USA) 212° for 3 min Create a merry moment with Twinings Christmas Tea. Expertly blended with the savoury flavours of cinnamon and clove, this fine black tea is sure to bring you holiday cheer with its warm, … Continue reading

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Teavivre Rou Gui Oolong Tea

Rou Gui Oolong Tea (Teavivre) 3 min at 212° Rou Gui tea is made with the leaves picked from tea plants grown in Wu yi Mountains in Fujian Province. As a kind of high-aroma tea, it belongs to the well-known … Continue reading

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