I came to ceramics late in life. My first love was teapots – porcelain with a shino liner, woodfired for three to four days to build up ash, and cooled for a week. Continue reading
Four billion kilos of tea is produced annually in the world which is consumed by seven billion people living on planet earth, with no inventory of stock to carry over. This statistic is growing in every direction – north, south, east, and west. Continue reading →
I came to ceramics late in life. My first love was teapots – porcelain with a shino liner, woodfired for three to four days to build up ash, and cooled for a week. Continue reading →
Last week I wrote a post about the horrors of being a tea picker in India.
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In front of me sat fifteen teens, ranging from fourteen to nineteen years of age. These young people had been placed in a course titled “Survival English.” Continue reading →
One of my childhood ambitions was to be a teashop owner. How very lovely that would be to be- sipping and selling tea as part of work. Continue reading →
Thanks to the efforts of Royal Tea of Kenya (RTK), Kenyan tea is on the map. Just a short half dozen years ago, high-quality, loose-leaf tea was not the first association tea lovers made when Kenyan tea was mentioned… Continue reading →