Assuming that the prominence of the word “tea” in the title of the Hammer Museum’s new exhibition, Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris, 1880 to 1914, suggests that it is given equal weight in this installation would be a mistake…Read More
Month: February 2014
Dear Aunt Tea:
I have been drinking whole leaf tea for almost ten years. The forty years prior to that, I was strictly a tea bag man, buying Lipton and Red Rose bags by the gross.
The Ancient Chinese summarize the way of drinking tea as follows: “Drinking alone gets the soul of the tea; drinking by two gets the delight; drinking by three gets the tastes; and drinking with seven or eight people together is only donating tea.
A few days ago, I turned 29. It was the worst birthday I’ve ever had, with so many fears and doubts coming to the surface.