I once heard that drinking hot drinks (which to me just means tea) in warm weather helps cool you down, as the body reacts be sweting more, and thus assists cooling. A cursory Google and it seems this could potentially be a myth. To be honest, I don’t really mind if it’s a myth –Continue Reading Hot tea to cool down?
Back in July 2017, I took a huge career change. Having worked as a Science Teacher both in the UK and US for 7 years, I applied for I job with a small but far-reaching software development company in Surrey. One of the biggest benefits, trivial though it sounds, is I can now make aContinue Reading Don’t settle for inadequate tea at work
My eagerly-awaited birthday present from my wife was an evening of tea-related learning at the Bluebird Tea Co (now called Bird and Blend) in London. After a quick rush into London from work, I arrived in plenty of time, so was able to browse the shop for a while before Hannah arrived. There were soContinue Reading Tea Mixology at the Bluebird Tea Co.
Having been drinking tea since 1994, I once considered myself a hardcore tea addict. After all, I generally have somewhere between four and ten cups per day. I also have friends who drink a similar quantity. Once such friend has always frowned upon my use of teabags. I didn’t take him seriously for a longContinue Reading Making the transition to loose leaf tea