January 22nd, 2009

tea break

Tea Tales

To prefer teabags to real tea is to exalt the shadow over the substance
Anthony Burgess

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So here's my confession - I am guilty of exalting the shadow! I have teapot, tea leaves and all the necessary paraphenalia, but 9 times out of 10, I just bung a teabag in the mug. However, I do like going to my parents and making tea "properly", including warming the pot. And maybe you can tell the difference :-)

See all my tea tales here, being posted retrospectively to fill some lj gaps!