David Bridle

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This Tea Master Is Preserving an Ancient Art for Future Generations

Women of Impact<p>The sensei from Japan began learning how to host the ceremonies when she was just six years old.<p>Women of Impact<p>Sobin Koizumi vividly remembers her first Japanese tea ceremony.<p>She was a shy, quiet six-year-old girl, and her parents brought her to a tea house with them on a hot, muggy …

This Floral, Royal Wedding Tea Is a Must for Your Viewing Party

The May 19 nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are just weeks away, and many Americans are planning early morning viewing parties to capture the momentous event, and that means many of us will be enjoying a spot of tea rather than a morning cocktail. To that end, Harney & Sons has relaunched …

San Francisco's Most Intoxicating Gourmet Tea Houses

While quick-and-easy boba tea seems to be the tea drink of choice these day, this list of classic and gourmet tea houses focuses on more …

6 Medicinal Herbs to Grow at Home - Quiet Corner

1. Echinacea<p>(<i>Echinacea purpurea</i>)<p>This native perennial, also known as Purple Coneflower, is a glorious garden plant that grows 24 to 36 inches tall, …

14 amazing secret gardens around the world

This incredible 16-year-old artist is taking over Instagram

Not everyone can take their dreams and make them into something concrete. Artist Dimitra Milan is one of those people who can. She often draws …

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Darjeeling by Jeff Koehler review – a history of the world’s best tea

Teeming with characters and interest, this richly digressive book has atmosphere by the potful<p>I declare an interest: I am dependent on tea. I may not be up to Tony Benn levels of consumption, but I get into more of a flap when tea supplies are running low at home than when wine is, and I once …

Our tradition is based on a life of tea with the goal is the same: awakening and presence through tea. This life and practice is to help cultivate … | Instagra…

Pinterest<p>Our tradition is based on a life of tea with the goal is the same: awakening and presence through tea. This life and practice is to help …

Darjeeling Tea

This tea has a mellow, smooth, sweet tasting liquor that is full in the mouth and has a strong body. It has a typical nutty character found in second …

This Pot of Chinese Tea Costs More Than $10,000

If you want genuine da hong pao tea, be prepared to pay up before you tip a cup back.<p>We like a good cup of tea as much as anyone, but China's <i>da hong pao</i> is for true (and truly wealthy) brew aficionados only. As one of the priciest teas in the world, it costs more than 30 times its weight in gold, …

The Proper Way to Brew Tea | All Things Tea

All Things Tea<p>PREPARING Tea<p>Preparing tea is an exercise in simplicity that, to paraphrase the words of the Japanese tea master Sen no Rikyu, consists …

Best afternoon tea in Vancouver

Prepare to pour and pick up those delicate cups and indulge in the refined custom of afternoon tea service. While the terms “afternoon tea” and “high …

9 easy ways to simplify your life

But a recent Quora threat called "How can I make my life simpler?" suggested that life doesn't always have to be as complicated as we make it.<p>Several users provided helpful suggestions on ways to streamline our day-to-day lives. Here are nine of our favorite ideas for how you can make every day a …

11 Charts About Tea That British People Will Understand Instantly

The less time someone brews tea, the less you trust them.

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Penhaligon’s of London has a damn good graphic style. | Infographics, Information and Flowcharts | Pinterest | Etiquette, Teas and British

Penhaligon’s of London has a damn good graphic style. | Infographics, Information and Flowcharts | Pinterest | Etiquette, Teas and British

A cuppa from your own backyard | James Wong

Despite its tropical associations, the evergreen tea plant can thrive almost anywhere in the UK<p>You might think you’d need a colonial estate high on some exotic hillside to grow your own tea, but this pretty evergreen, with scented flowers and delicious leaves, can thrive pretty much anywhere in the …

Emptying Gestures.

I’m always in awe by how artists express themselves through the process of creating and Heather Hansen is no exception. With this extraordinary …

5 Ways to Calm the Chaos in Your Life

Since the richness of life and all its opportunities are not going to go away, what needs to change is how we perceive all that we have to and want to do. A shift in perception can open new doors to the sense of purpose and productivity that we all desire.<p>Busy is the new rich. We have come to …

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Tea is a Powerful Herb: Benefits and Medicine - Matcha

Scents of Adventure: Bellocq Tea Atelier - Life & Thyme

After water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. To some, it slips into everyday life anonymously, nothing more than a familiar habit. To …

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Small Space Gardening: A Kit to Grow Windowsill Herbs

Inspired by their life in a tiny apartment, Chicago-based designers Nick Behr and Sarah Burrows devised a space-saving way to grow herbs—without a …