My Life With Tea

a blog exploring the art and spirit of tea

My Life With Tea

My Life With Tea

The name of my new blog makes a nod to Helen Gustafson’s memoir, The Agony of the Leaves: The Ecstasy of My Life with Tea. Her book, published in 1996, had a big impact on me when I read it sometime in the late 1990s. The lively and charmingly illustrated volume...

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The Old Tea Pot by Ella Hergesheimer

The Old Tea Pot by Ella Hergesheimer

Ella Hergesheimer. The Old Tea Pot. The Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Digital image courtesy of The Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, South Carolina. On my trips to Spartanburg, South Carolina, I often enjoy stopping into the gallery of The Johnson...

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Tea Craft Tuesday: Paper Camellia Sinensis

Tea Craft Tuesday: Paper Camellia Sinensis

I made this floral arrangement a while back. The flowers and leaves are supposed to resemble those of the camellia sinensis plant. The contemporary container makes a nod to the blue and white china  that has long been popular in Europe and North America, as well as a...

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