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The Hot Topic could be Postponed for a Future Post

How do you keep your beverage hot? via GIPHY I picked up from the latest session of Fizzle‘s Office Hours, that Steph Crowder likes her Ember mug. Check out this review by Jesse MAKES. It could be that I stick to my old tea equipment and postpone my long awaited review of Imbue (the magnetic tea […]

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Robot Postman will Deliver a Lead Magnet in the near Future

How do you steep your tea? Working on my lead magnet / freebie / opt-in material for my mailing list. Get an instruction on how to brew the perfect cup of black tea. The tea guide is illustrated by fine artist and editorial cartoonist, John Cox. Available in the near future… Pre-book it now! Ett […]

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Move from Movable Type to WordPress Gutenberg?

It is fascinating to see how different blogging platforms have developed during the years. I started out blogging in 2002, using Blogger. The term, blogger, was coined by Ev Williams. 15 years ago, Blogger got acquired by Google. Move back to the future, and we could see battle of the movable types in digital form […]

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Where will this Self-publishing Journey Take Me?

I am up middle of the night, or early morning, depending on how you look at it. 😉 I have lately been burning the midnight oil. During my school years, I pulled some all-nighters, so am used to be a night watchman. The good thing is that you could stay awake by drinking tea! 🙂 […]

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On Track with the Kung Fu Tea Ceremony

Have you participated in a Gongfu tea ceremony? I visited Taiwan (Republic of China) in 1992 and paid a visit to JT & Tea, Inc. (ABC Tea brand). I was introduced to this company by Otto Wigardt. He had written several books on tea, and he had a “literary collection about tea and the history of […]

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Theo Tea Room is Opening its Doors on Mars

The blog post title is a wordplay on the agricultural guardian and the god of war, Mars. It is also the name of the third month (March), in Swedish (mars). My plan is to launch Theo Tea Room during next month. The owner of Socrates Theme, Dan Nickerson, sent me an email on February 2. […]

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Tea gardens in Nilgiri, India

The Tea Amateur is Becoming an Author(ity)…

I have been tinkering and playing around with the idea of becoming an tea expert someday in the future, but I don’t have any immediate plans of writing the ultimate tea “bible”, or take tea certification courses. With that said, I think my forthcoming tea book series (“octalogy“) and the conversations in the upcoming forum, […]

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How to Set a Target Price for a Novelty Book

I am moving forward with the proofreading of my first book on (black) tea, so I have to start thinking a bit more about the marketing side of this self-publishing journey. I recently got lectured (in a positive way) by one of the owners of Indiska Thé & Kaffe Magasinet (The Indian Tea & Coffee […]

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The Mastermind Group will Not Fizzle Out

My journey as a social media evangelist, a tea enthusiast, and a writer of an octalogy, will not fizzle out… I am grateful for the constructive feedback, encouragement and support from my fellow Mastermind members: Mark Mimoza Tom I value this addition to the Fizzle’s membership very much. Have you participated in a Mastermind group?

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Afternoon Tea with a Twist

Do you have a favorite place for having afternoon tea? I have participated in several afternoon tea events arranged by Lorie and Anneli. During these gatherings, you mingle, take a walk, learn English, and enjoy tea together with a light meal of sandwiches, scones, cakes, pastries, etc. Check out this video on Afternoon Tea presented […]

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