The Passing of a Tea Legend – John Harney

In memorium – John Harney 20 August 1930 to 16 June 2014. The English Tea Store, owner of this blog, has been proud to carry a selection of the teas from a tea company that has become quite well-known here in the U.S. – Harney & Sons. Recently, John Harney, founder of this company, died. …

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“Tea-Drinking in Many Lands” by Laura B. Starr

Nowadays, when we turn to Cosmopolitan magazine, it's for advice on such topics of earth-shaking importance as love tricks, lean thighs, and flat abs. But it was not always thus. If you're not up on the history of that publication, then you might not be aware that is was started in 1886 and included in its pages …

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