Grateful for tea! For some reason today has been difficult...I feel like I'm really struggling with aspects of the lockdown, and trying to work as normal. I think this is inevitable, it perhaps just hit me later than it has others. I also think that's what prayer is about; owning how we feel in this... Continue Reading →

Torn on Tea

O-cha, ban-cha, oolong-cha, macha So many different teas enjoyed hot or cold Green tea - the scent of Japan waiting to greet those who arrive at Kansai Kuko From the traditional tea ceremony to a bottle of hot tea sold in a vending machine all form the unique Japanese culture All map a journey which... Continue Reading →

Beauty of friendship

#640 #threeoldfriends #threeteacups and plenty of cakes! The beauty of relationships which never change...true friendship is measured not by time spent together, but by the strength of the bond when they are there. 

We will remember

#472 As I remembered on the #eleventhhour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, I was drawn to think about #families in particular - those who have loved and lost. Family is where ordinary life happens, where we gather, where we squabble, where we are accepted and loved and where we love in spite... Continue Reading →


#324 Home is so complicated for me at the moment...It never quite feels complete! I'm either in a space with all of my things, but missing friends and family, and at times my partner, or I'm amongst family and friends but don't have my home comforts. Perhaps I need to think more simply: today #home... Continue Reading →

Beautiful tea…

#270 A beautiful gift came through the letterbox the other day from a lovely friend...#chocolatetruffletea in gorgeous silk bags! In the midst of a very busy week these were a breath of fresh air and made me smile - and tastes amazing too! With thanks to a fellow #tealover 

Set Yourself Up For The Day!

#259 #breakfast is about preparing yourself for the day, physically as well as spiritually and mentally. It is the most important meal of the day for me and I take so much pleasure in sharing it with others. This morning, after #morningprayer with #tea I made #blueberrypancakes to share with friends - a great way... Continue Reading →

Taking Things For Granted

#258 This afternoon there was a #powercut in the village which stopped me in my tracks. I had been doing some work but the Internet and printer were both off. I had been meaning to get a cup of #tea for some time but that was not possible as even the hob is electric. There... Continue Reading →

Lazy Days

#257 What could be better than a day of #tea #crumpets #crocheting and an #awesomebook With holidays soon to be over, it's important to #bekindtoyourself and be able to return to work #refreshed.

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