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Virtual Tea Room Powered by Palapa

I am ready to (slowly) open the doors to the (jolly good) online community, Theo Tea Room. The forum (tea.palapa.co) is powered by Palapa. Listen to episode 327 (Introducing Palapa.co – 10 Lessons From 10+ Years Running Online Communities) of the Fizzle Show. I have added 11 topics so far: General Theo Tea Room Introductions […]

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Is Tea Compatible with Canned Spam Comments?

I am back on track, after removing >1000 spam comments. I have to do some updates of this blog and site in the near future. I will share editor’s note to self in an upcoming episode of my podcast, The Perfect Cuppa: Tea Sketches.

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tea plantation in Sri Lanka

Note to Self

I want to write a short note as the editor of this site. I have now finished Seth Godin’s book, This Is Marketing, and then I read the extra material, I saw that I wrote “neophytes,” instead “neophiliacs.” As a (rational) egoist, I have some issues with the way Seth Godin is talking about selfishness […]

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Marshall Point Lighthouse at sunset

Tea Light(house) for Neophytes

May I (and Theo) be your lighthouse to the fascinating world of tea? (Talking about lights, do you use tea-lights for warming your teapot?) I am listening to Seth Godin’s latest book, This is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn To See. (If you want to support my blogging, writing, and other types of content […]

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Outdoor-adventure concept: red mug on a lake

When the Chips are Down

How do you feel when the chips are down? I am listening to the song, Under Pressure, trying to see the opportunities and finding solutions regarding my situation. I am glad that I have sold / bartered / distributed about two-thirds of the first (local) printing of my first book on tea. Circa 30 copies […]

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How To Speak to a Gothenburgian, a Gotlander, and a Globetrotter

How do I communicate with tea amateurs (“lovers of things“) drinkers, enthusiasts, and experts? I have been contemplating on this issue for a bit, and it triggered me to start a new podcast, The Perfect Cuppa – Tea Sketches, and to do a shout-out to fellow authors, podcasters, and tea drinkers: This solo episode is […]

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The Perfect Cuppa – Tea Sketches Podcast

I will soon launch my new podcast, The Perfect Cuppa – Tea Sketches. Stay tuned! 😉   Visa det här inlägget på Instagram   Good things in life: 🥐 🥨 Croissant pretzel style. Toasted it and then added crunchy peanut 🥜 butter. Yellow 🏷 Label black ☕️ tea, with a splash of 🥛milk. Prep. for […]

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Detail of different textures and materials at a rock garden in Kyoto, Japan.

The Tea Reference to Charles Grey

Do you want to have a word with Charles Grey regarding the black tea blend with bergamot oil? Would you say hooray to a lip balm with a scent of Italian Bergamot oranges? A comment on a greeting, made a storm in my teacup. When is a Good Generic Time of the Day to You, […]

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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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