Each moment is a chance for us to make peace with the worldThich Nhat Hanh I have been following the readings of Thich Nhat Hanh, an inspirational Vietnamese Thien Buddhist Monk for several years now. I find his thoughts, particularly those referring to the ceremony of taking tea, bring me much peace and tranquility. I … Continue reading Tea Thoughts by Thich Nhat Hanh
Wonderfully steeped in history the leaves of the Ginkgo Biloba Tree can also be used for in a Tea Infusion.
This is my Happy Place Photo by Artem Beliaikin So many blog posts for the past seven months have started with the phrase ‘2020 has been a(n)....year’, and it’s true. Many of us could very quickly fill in the blanks to talk about just how much of a challenge this year has been for them, … Continue reading Finding Your Happy Place- Even During a Pandemic
Healing Tea Blend for One using a traditional Japanese Kyusu Teapot
Benefits and Recipes for Rose Petal Tea For the rose, though its petals be torn asunder, still smiles on, and it is never cast down.Rumi Roses are one of my favourite flowers, so vibrant, sometimes fragrant and stunning in both bud and bloom. I have seen some exquisite roses during my time in Turkey and … Continue reading How to Make Rose Tea
A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind. Japanese Proverb
The best things in life are the people we love...the places we've been...and the memories we've made along the way.
The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother you are no longer the centre of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children. Jessica Lange ♥
It's my Hygge moment to walk with you in the woods, enjoying a mug of hot chocolate with the fire crackling; playing soft music as we converse 'bout everything and nothing, to see you sleep in my arms when I wake up in the morning...Pearlstreak The simple pleasure of a candle ♥ Hygge, pronounced 'hue-gah' … Continue reading What is Hygge?