27 January 2013

Thirteen Proprieties for Tea


"Third condition: Tranquil and elegant sitting area. When drinking tea in quiet and tasteful surroundings, a calm and quiet atmosphere, may you be at ease and unconcerned about the affairs of the world for a moment."

-Feng Ke Bing, Thirteen Proprieties for Tea from Annotations of Jie Tea (1642)

3 comments:

glilygirl said...

Good Advice! And, never drink tea while you clean house. It's just wrong.

Alicia Conway said...

I've found out that tea is a great helper during hangover. There's plenty of advice concerning this:
Healing tea.
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Buttercrunch Nj said...

There's nothing like the rich luxury of hand-dipped chocolate and finely crafted fudge to provide a tiny escape from the monotony of the day. And there's really nothing like a delicious chocolate creation from Suzi's!