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 […]

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 […]

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, […]