Posts Tagged “tea”

British National Tea Day takes place every year in the UK on 21 April. It has been founded as a community movement of tea houses and lovers to promote tea in British culture and also highlight charitable causes which use tea to fundraise or bring people together. Founded by tea enthusiasts the event has grown to become a platform for tea brands to promote both taste and ethical sourcing practices.



That's a good brew, that!

That’s a good brew, that!

We have a proper englishman in our team. A northern lad through and through. We were talking the other day and he was complaining that while you can get decent coffee out of a machine, you can’t get a good cuppa. It’s just not doable. This morning, I challenged him to a blind taste test – a cuppa PG tip vs a special T English breakfast. He got it spot on, on the sip.

“I can’t say anything about wine and stuff, but I know my tea”

Give credit where it's due

If there is one thing the British have perfected, it is the art of baking biscuits that dunk well in tea. I give you the pinnacle of biscuit-dunking engineering, the chocolate-covered digestive.

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Cup of tea could cure anthrax

A new study by an international team of researchers from Cardiff University and University of Maryland has revealed how a cup of black tea could be the next line of defence in the threat of bio-terrorism.

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Yesterday, monday the 9th, was our 1 week anniversary. We dubbed it the Tea Anniversary. As such, we went to a great little tea shop in the old port and had chinese tea. It was very zen (until some loudmouth tourists showed up). Pictures to come later. I promise!

I just looked at my watch and noticed that 6 hours had gone by. Katy and I went walkies to the city center for some shopping. I got some aftershave (Ralph Lauren Polo Blue) and a brand-spankin' new 4-slice toaster (cause the one I had was possessed by Satan). I got some goodies for other people, and a puzzle mat for Katy.

It was a really nice day to be out.

Life is good

Oh, and I got a teapot for Katy, because she's british and takes comfort in the fact that she now owns a teapot.