Tea Kettle Philosophy — A Sense of Life

Time to stare off into space and think deep thoughts as the kettle meets the heat on the stovetop and the water soaks that heat up. Soon will come the boil, but meanwhile, I indulge in introspections. As a kid, I used to get quite distracted by wallpaper patterns. Whenever there was a time when …

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Teapots, Dutch Style

Unsurprisingly for a blog devoted to tea, this one has seen numerous articles on teapots. Whether about yixing, places to pick up a pot, or the merits of different styles, the articles are out there. There’s even one on Amsterdam teapots. However, on a recent visit to the Rijksmuseum, I came face to face with …

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