So yesterday it was the first anniversary of my beloved Biodiversitea blog. I even made a point of writing it in my diary. Still, I forgot. Bad parent.
It’s been a little while and you know why? Because life has gotten BUSY. Yet I think this bench mark has reminded me that making time to talk about tea is good for me and everybody around me and so the feedback loop continues…
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Happy St Paddy’s day! / Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!
Currently listening to Ed Sheeran’s Galway girl whilst writing this and spent yesterday evening cutting up shamrock confetti… Please can I claim to be a quarter Irish now? 😉
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Happy Mother’s Day one and all! Most of us are lucky enough to have (or have had) wonderful mums who teach us all sorts of life lessons and fill us with love until our cups are overflowing. I for one believe that my love of tea has come from my mum.
That’s why yesterday, I had arranged for us both to attend afternoon tea (i.e guzzle tea and stuff our faces with cakes and finger sandwiches) at Chateau Rhianfa in North Wales. A chateau in Wales, I hear you ask? Not too sure myself. Presuming a castle built by a French person…
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As you all know, I love tea and I also like telling stories so here I am, killing two birds with one stone…
Let’s rewind to September 2017. I went on a glorious visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew during the very brink of Autumn. It was magnificent.
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February being the month of love means Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. This sends shudders down the spines of many. Yet, for others it’s love heart and cliché heaven. If you want to show somebody how much you care, be it in an extravagant or subtle way, it’s not too late. And what better way to say it than with tea, if your significant other is a tea lover? ❤
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I’m awake. It’s 02:02 and here I am thinking about tea. It’s been a while, I know that. With trips away, Christmas, New Year and starting a new job the creativity has been somewhat lacking. Tea has been consumed by the dozen behind the scenes (don’t worry). Yet, here I am bursting with the 10 […]
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Oh come all ye tea lovers! I’m just a wee bit excited (again) so let me tell you why…
1. I have the best mug of the month for you all
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2. It’s snowing
3. These two things interlink. Perfectly.