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Bob's Your Uncle

Japanese GMC Sencha

It’s a pity they don’t have a day to celebrate uncles, like they do for mothers and fathers. I suppose there should be one for aunts too (since I am and aunt), but I have no aunts by blood. 467 more words


"It's Easier"


I am married to an insane person. Most people are. Most of the time, he’s brilliant, logical, and helpful. And then there are times where he is the most outstandingly illogical, inconsiderate being ever to grace the planet. 417 more words


More Verse

Ruby Red Rosehip

Ruby in colour, to draw the eye in,
Rose for the nose, a scent of heaven.
Once you taste, expectations my fall, 15 more words



Blue Mountain

My neighbour knocked on the door this morning, and asked if I wanted to come over for a cuppa. I have never had this happen before. 442 more words


Ice Ice Baby

Packs a Peach

It is hard to make iced tea without sugar. Tea, when iced, loses many of its most enjoyable qualities as tea. Tannins and bitterness are accentuated, and lighter flavours seem to get lost entirely. 401 more words



New York Breakfast

I love New York. Cliched as that may be, it’s true. It seems like everything you could ever want to do, anyone you could want to meet is somewhere in the city. 594 more words


The Major Take Away

Spi Chai

Most chai is based on black tea. I like it this way. As I have mentioned before, I don’t like it when chai is based on green, and white is yet to come under the microscope, but I suspect black based Chai will always reign supreme for me. 384 more words