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Napa Weekend


Spent a lovely day in the Napa Valley this weekend with the family. Brilliant weather, and lots (lots) of wine and cheese. My favorite vineyard: Chateau Montelena, the place that took the French by surprise and started California’s wine revolution. At every vineyard we visited, I couldn’t help but think about the potential of Darjeeling […]

Ok, this has nothing to do with the movie, but I do need some translation. I was hoping that someone might be able to decipher the text on this package. It’s a box of green tea I received recently as a gift. About the only thing I know about it is that its green tea […]

Happy Tea


Batasia loop Originally uploaded by Java Cafe. A dusting of snow and the magnificent Himalayas and Mount Kanchenjanga as a backdrop. With a view like this, it makes for some pretty happy tea bushes! Many thanks to flickr user JavaCafe for a lovely photo. Also check out his set of photos of Kanchenjanga. I know […]

Tea House in Krakow, Poland Originally uploaded by The Simple Leaf. It looked great, but was closed. Oh well…..perhaps on our next trip. If any of the readers of this blog (yes, both of you!) have been here, I’d love to hear what it’s like. It’s located in Krakow’s Kazimierz district. Incidentally, tea is immensely […]

Three Years Old


Roy turned 3 on December 3. Happy Birthday! And this is what the little guy looked like 3 years ago.