Perspectives

  • May302019
    Why don't we carry blossom teas?

    Why not flowers?

    No artsy designs When I was teaching the visual arts in the 1980’s in a prestigious girls’ college in Hong…

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  • Apr192018
    A bowl of ramen

    Between Ramen and Oolong

    he day before yesterday my wife and I were in a situation when we had to do lunch in a…

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  • Jan072017
    Tea is good company all the time for all ages.

    Smell of Matured Tea

    Different variety for different preference Some tealeaves smell floral, some sweet, some like baked goods, some musky, some earthy, some…

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  • Jul112016
    Olivia at the hotel window

    Snow White, orange peel, pu’er tea

    Life of a fairy tale To decode stories produced or endorsed by official Chinese bodies, one needs to compare them…

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