Black tea

Yerba mate

How Ya Goin (Yerba) Mate?

For the record: I am feeling a bit down (under), after the big book fair in Gothenburg, Sweden. I will continue with my long-range plan to publish seven books on tea, and one book (the eighth book) on alternatives to tea, e.g., yerba mate.   Visa det här inlägget på Instagram   Have you heard about […]

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Hands holding a fresh tea leaves on the tea plantation, Sri Lanka

Where could You Grow Tea?

After I visited Sweden’s second tea plantation, I have been trying to figuring out where is the optimal place for growing tea. Kristine Yngfors has started her own tea brand, Greta’s Tea, and she has planted 30 tea plants in Gränna. She is mentioning Jane Pettigrew‘s book, Jane Pettigrew’s World of Tea: Discovering Producing Regions and their […]

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Woman plucking tea in India stamp

Sikkim Black Tea First Out on Open Thread Monday

I am celebrating my new career path as an author, by reflecting on how I can create educational, entertaining, and engaging content on a regular basis. I have a goal to publish three (3) posts per week (Monday, Wednesday, and Weekend) on. I start out the week with an open thread question: What’s in Your […]

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The Symbolic Price is Right on the Money

Have you watched the television game show, The Price Is Right? I have set the price in a symbolic way, as  a play on words (read: numbers), and a commemoration on what happened in 1773 (December 16). I am glad to read that at least one backer and reader, understands the true value of my […]

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tea lounge

Adding My Two Cents to the Tea Community

I had plans to start a tea forum already in March, but I was not ready then. I am not in a hurry to create a place for tea enthusiasts, but I want to do it in the near future… 😉 I have received some emails from people working with “New Client Partnerships” at Mighty […]

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Metal ship anchor and blank blackboard

The Perfect Cuppa and the Tea Manifesto

The Perfect Cuppa illustration by John Cox, and my instructions on how to brew (steep) a jolly good cup of tea, will develop into an anchor piece, in a form of a tea manifesto. I got inspired by the founders of Banana Republic, Mel and Patricia Ziegler, and their book, The Republic of Tea: The Story […]

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Show Me a Proof of Purchase

Show me the money! 😉 Or even better, send me a proof of purchase (receipt, order confirmation, etc.), and I will give you a special deal on the future e-book, so you could have an electronic version of Tea Book Sketches on your mobile devices. I have ordered 100 copies for the local market, from […]

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tea garden

Author Page on Amazon

Could I claim the “title,” author(ity) on black tea, as I have sold a couple of copies of my first book on tea (Tea Book Sketches – Ideas And Notions About The Second Most Popular Beverage In The World)? 😉 Here is a snapshot of the “ranking” situation: Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,115,329 in Books #491 […]

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Time for a Breakthrough Novelty

Instead of winning a breakthrough novel award, or jumping on (and off) the list with an one-hit wonder, I will publish eight (8) books on tea, over the years to come. I am already planning for the next book on specialty black teas and black tea blends. These books will become novelties and gifts for […]

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Vintage mug of tea and rustic metal cup of dry tea leaves.

Remembering the Copper Pot

I am sorry that I haven’t been publishing new blog posts for some time. But I have been busy, contemplating… I am now back on track and I have sent the final notes for the final layout of the book to Charlotte Stengafvel of Creative Support. I have sent email messages to Johan Gustaphzon, Tom […]

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