10 Super Things to Toast with Tea in August

August is hot. ’Nuff said. There also seem to be no major holidays or special occasions during this month. But August is chock full of lesser known occasions that deserve a tip of the teacup in recognition. Here are ten of them to get you started. (Don’t forget, of course, the 2012 Olympics in London!) …

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Movin’ on … TeaGuide Tea Room Directory Closes

It was a little over sixteen years ago when I first discovered tea on the Internet. In those nascent times people met online via newsgroups, with its tons of topics about everything under the sun. From a tea newsgroup I found the Teatime listserv, originally created by a tea chemist for tea professionals but later …

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Tea and the Olympics: Gymnastics

Gymnastics is one of the most popular sports of the Summer Olympics. It is also one of the oldest, having been featured in the first modern Olympics in 1896, held in Athens. However in these games, and for many years after, only men competed; the first games in which women’s artistic gymnastics was featured was …

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