I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I didn’t go in with high hopes (not to say they were low, but I cracked it with a pretty neutral expression); though, […]
This was an interesting little book I checked out of a local library. By Liu Tong, and translated by Yue Liwen, I found it informative and colourful. It’s not a […]
Well, it’s been a while. Since I read the book, I mean. I know I take pretty big breaks between posts. I picked this up during the summer, and finished […]
That’s probably a third of my wishlist right there. Plus a few freebies.
Have You Guessed Yet?
SpontaneiTea’s recent (well, not-so-recent by the time I actually post this) post on the oversights of Bigelow’s new website got me thinking. And it only got worse (the thinking) when I […]
Two posts? From me? Huh, that’s… something, I suppose. After spending a day cramming for midterms, I returned home to find that I’d received two envelopes. One of tea, one […]
I’ve got half a post typed up in another window, and am penning another post on paper as I read the 1960’s handbook, “Tea Growing” by C.R. Harler. But instead […]
This would be the book I picked up from my university library some time before Christmas. I feel a bit apologetic writing about a book that, as far as I’ve […]
For All the Tea in China is a very sprightly, up-beat work of non-fiction detailing Robert Fortune’s botanical espionage, and the racism of the times. It is, at this point, […]