“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
– CS Lewis
I love tea and I think that this is a trait that goes beautifully alongside being a bibliophile. However, I really do not like plain English breakfast, I actually detest black tea, but I love green tea and herbal tea and I just want to share my love a little bit. I have always detested tea but when I became ill, my mother being a bit of a hippy told me to give herbal tea a shot, she herself detests them but I actually really fell in love with them a little bit. It was a hot drink that I enjoyed and that in itself was a novelty.
I used to be a Twinings devotee but now I’m not so much, I’ll still buy a Twinings product if it’s on offer but, on the whole, I prefer other brands now and I just want to talk about my love of tea and smaller tea brands because I feel they don’t get as much love.
So this is pretty much a post about my enormous, and still growing, tea collection. If you’re looking for whether you should put the milk in first or whatever, this is not the post for you. However if you want to hear pros and cons comparing loose leaf and the teabag and read a post soliloquising about favourite brands this is just what you were looking for!