Cha Cha Cha – tea blog migrates here!

I had a site called Cha-cha-cha – all about tea. Cha    Chai    Tea  It gets into you. Worlds open. The tea blog was not being looked after much so I’ve incorporated it into my personal blog site. Here’s how I had described it: My experience of tea may occur in Vancouver but a sip of…

Joe Clare on Tea Packaging

Joe Clare, owner of Edmonton’s Massage Therapy Supply Outlet, doesn’t approve of the new tea stir stick single packaging. Here he is telling all about it.

My New Favourite: Yixing Tea Cup

At a recent tea show, I picked up this super Yixing cup as a sample from the elegant display at TrYeh. This cup has now become my absolute favourite for drinking my morning black tea. I find that the included clay filter cup has holes that are often too large for my tea leaves, not…

Intaba Bushbabies Tea: Will Babies Like It?

On their site, the Intaba people say: “Intaba Bushbabies – Kids love the naturally sweet taste!” So I put it to the taste test with the 2 nearest kids, Ember and Cora, asking them if they thought it would be a good tea for babies. At first we tried it without adding honey. Mistake. These…

Fukushima Radiation and Tea

Some say that drinking green tea helps protect you against the effects of radiation, but what if your tea includes a dash of cesium? At a recent tea market I asked some questions about radiation in teas grown in Japan. But when I spoke with people from Aoi Tea and Rishi Tea, both indicated that…

Polly Put the Kettle ON

The kettle is back on the boil! It’s been way too long since I last posted! I confess I have been happily enjoying life with tea and not sharing it with you, dear readers. Watch for new posts, and maybe even a new look for this venerable old tea blog.