Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Secret Tea Garden

It was a surprisingly warm spring afternoon in Guangzhou. As arranged, I met Kendall in the square behind his new apartment, slap bang in the center of town. He’d discovered a quaint ‘tea garden’ just around the corner and we were hoping it would prove a great place to meet to talk and drink tea. […]

Ways To Drink Tea: Part 1

Tea Mind by Tony Lambert We live in complicated times. For those of us that live lives of high pressure and stress, harmony, stillness and clarity may seem distant. There is no doubt in my mind that a cup of tea does wonders. And if prepared and drunk properly the very same cup of tea will alliviate […]

A friday of Kung Fu and Tea

A lot of people came out to Bjarte’s presentation of his trip to China. We really got a night packed full of stories from his stay at Wudang together with demonstrations of a Chen style taiji form, the powerful Immortal staff and the Immortal Sword. As well as an appearance of his Kung Fu students. […]

How to brew Wu Yi Oolongs

There are several ways to brew Chinese teas. Using a regular tea pot Using a Gaiwan Using a small clay teapot 100-150 ml and small cups For Wu Yi Oolongs we highly recommend the latter two. Regular Teapot Simple add 10g of leaves to a normal teapot. Bring water to a full rolling boil and […]