The Art of Afternoon Tea

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. ~Henry Fielding, “Love in Several Masques” Tea is drunk to forget the din of the world. ~T’ien Yiheng There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims Strange how a teapot can represent […]

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Beginnings

Beginnings always start with definitions so as to supply a baseline for investigation. It seems a logical, and objective, first step in any inquiry. And here is where it gets interesting – art is not easily defined in a few words or paragraphs. There are literally volumes of books and notable libraries that seek to […]

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