Tea Kettle Philosophy ― Odd Sizes

Waiting for the water in a tea kettle to boil tends to lead one’s mind down all sorts of pathways. Add to that the coming of Summer, the Memorial Day Weekend, and cookout fever. This led me to start thinking about how odd some sizes are, primarily in packaging. A classic example is the hotdogs …

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Tea People: David Lee Hoffman

Most people who know the name David Lee Hoffman probably know that he was the subject of a documentary film called All in This Tea. The movie premiered in 2007, and I caught up with it a few years later, when I reviewed it here at The English Tea Store Blog. Based solely on his …

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Tea and the Weather Challenge

Spring and Autumn (Fall for some of you out there) are my favourite times of year. I love the season changes and the unpredictable, sometimes irrational, weather patterns that come along with them. Right now, for example, I have been experiencing days that shift from glorious sun and blue skies to sudden thunderstorms. While I …

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