Helen Palmer (nice_cup_of_tea) wrote,
Helen Palmer

Tea Tales

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


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!
Tags: nice cup of tea

  • May Day on the Uetliberg!

    We had a beautiful walk today on the Uetliberg. Gorgeous weather, sun, blue skies. Lots of fresh green all around. Boys who mostly walked…

  • April Fool!

    This year M and I pranked P (at his request!). Last year we got Mr.ncot :-) We did the old "green food colouring in the weetabix" trick - P took a…

  • April Fool!

    M and I pranked Mr.ncot! The old "cereal in the freezer overnight" trick! which worked well, we froze it, we delivered it to Mr.ncot, who then failed…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.