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Teagirl’s Tea Journey

December 12th, 2016 Posted by Musings 0 comments on “Teagirl’s Tea Journey”

My journey as ‘teagirl’ started 16 years ago with my very first teashop – The Tea Emporium.  It has been a long and winding road – to be philosophical about it – and one that has taken me to places I didn’t always expect. (more…)

Itzhak Perlman, Dung Ti Oolong and being in the presence of Graetness (Part 1)

December 12th, 2016 Posted by Musings 0 comments on “Itzhak Perlman, Dung Ti Oolong and being in the presence of Graetness (Part 1)”

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love my Oolong teas.  This is a post I wrote a while back that I thought I would share with you here.  It is a two part post…I promise that there is a connection. (more…)

Itzhak Perlman, Dung Ti Oolong and being in the presence of Greatness (Part 2)

December 12th, 2016 Posted by Musings 0 comments on “Itzhak Perlman, Dung Ti Oolong and being in the presence of Greatness (Part 2)”

I recommend reading Part 1 of this piece before Part 2 to fully appreciate the meaning.

Perhpas you’re scratching your head and wondering what the relation is between Itzhak Perlman and Dung Ti Oolong – or any tea for that matter.  The relation is quite simple – it’s Greatness.  (more…)

Wabi-Sabi – the Japanese aesthetic of beauty

December 12th, 2016 Posted by Musings 0 comments on “Wabi-Sabi – the Japanese aesthetic of beauty”

We live in a world where new is good – perfection is strived for – and young is beauty.  We thought however that we would share with you today a beautiful aesthetic that the Japanese believe in – it is the principal of Wabi-Sabi. (more…)