Tea Stories

Boy George October 02 2017

"I'd rather have a cup of tea than sex."

Edmund Waller October 01 2017

"Tea does our fancy aid, represses those vapors which the head invade, and keeps that palace of the soul serene."

Arthur W. Pinero September 30 2017

"Where there's tea there's hope."

Alice Walker September 28 2017

"Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors."

Thomas de Quincey September 27 2017

"Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse in their nervous sensibilities, will always be the favorite beverage of the intellectual."

Zola Budd September 26 2017

"I can drink tea until the cows come home, and I love the atmosphere in tea-shops."

Chaim Potok September 25 2017

"Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things."

Sen Rikyu September 24 2017

"Tea is nought but this:  first you heat the water, then you make the tea. Then you drink it properly. That is all you need to know."


Ralph Waldo Emerson September 23 2017

"There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tera."

Catherine Douzel September 22 2017

"Each cup of tea represents an imaginary voyage."

Japanese proverb September 21 2017

"If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty."

George Orwell September 20 2017

"All true tea lovers not only like their tea strong, but like it a little stronger with each year that passes."

Douglas Adams September 19 2017

"A cup of tea would restore my normality.

Mary Elizabeth Braddon September 18 2017

"Surely a pretty woman never looks prettier than when making tea".

Lin Yutang September 17 2017

"There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life.

Now this has nothing to do with tea, but I thought it would get your attention September 16 2017

"I mean, part of the beauty of me is that I'm very rich." 

Donald Trump


The Beatles and Tea! (This is an oldie that just popped up again) September 14 2017



It's time to start thinking about Holiday Gifts September 11 2017

Watch out for a little video clip from moi, coming to a device near you very soon.

Anonymous September 06 2017

"I like my coffee black, my beer from Germany, wine from Burgundy, the darker the better. I like my heroes complicated and brooding, James Dean in oiled leather, leaning on a motorcycle. You know the color. ("Ode to Chocolate.")

Tea flavors combined in muffins September 04 2017

I am regularly seeing recipes for muffins containing green tea, Earl Grey, peach etc., so I'm getting together with Chef Ruth this week to see what she can conjure up in the way of such dainties, as I figure they would pair nicely with afternoon teas. Watch this space.

Antioxidents September 01 2017

Flavonoids (aka polyphenols) are amongst the antioxidant group responsible for the elimination of free-radicals. Black tea and bergamot oil both contain high levels of these antioxidants, making Earl Grey an advocate for skin health and balanced aging.

Weight Loss? August 31 2017

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition announced in 2012 that tea drinkers, particularly women, are capable of losing weight more quickly than those who don't drink any tea. Tea drinkers are also more likely to have a lower body mass index and total body fat.

Skin Health August 28 2017

Antioxidants are the body's natural way of resolving free radical activity, either by promoting their decomposition or preventing them in the first place. When the body doesn't have the level of antioxidants it needs, it cannot contain a free radial epidemic, which over time can lead to poor skin aging and sometimes even cancer.

Cancer Prevention August 26 2017

A study in China looked at over a thousand cancer occurrences, and found that tea drinkers are at less risk for developing cancer within the digestive system. Another study  by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed that prostate tumors in tea drinkers often progresses at slower than the average rate. The same study revealed that tea intake could reduce the risk of lung cancer in individuals who were non-smokers.