Meaning of Tea Documentary

This looks fantastic! Can’t wait to see…. The Meaning of Tea is a 74-minute documentary film that explores the calm and purposeful life of tea. The film is a tea-inspired journey that celebrates the history, rituals, spirituality and simple, pure enjoyment of tea through the eyes of tea lovers in places where tea is revered-from…

Video with Kids:Grandmother time…..

This fresh bright air inspires me to let you know everything that’s been happening in the past few months. Over the summer I made some videos with my granddaughter Ember, who wrote, directed and produced these little gems of fun. We made them in 3 sessions and had tons of fun. The last one was…

Back in Town “On Leave”

I’m back in Vancouver briefly, feeling like I’m “on leave” from the front lines – visiting my mum in Foothills Hospital. I’ll be going there again this weekend and am just posting a few videos I did during breaks.

Connoisseur James Norwood Pratt

This is a fantastic video interview (from Chow) with connoisseur James Norwood Pratt, author of  New Tea Lover’s Treasury. And as he says, “No luxury is cheaper than tea.”

The Wonderful World of Farfalla

Whenever possible I like to meet friends and clients at Farfalla on Cordova Street. In the old Koret building in Gastown, Farfalla is a delightful teashop serving fine French teas, and also representing Kusmi Russian teas too. The presentation is lovely, in clear glass cups with clear glass teapots, on glass tables with warmed milk…