Tea history

  • When Gandhi and Lord Mountbatten Met Over a Cup of Tea

    Featured here is a photograph of the Mahatma, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, with Lord Louis Mountbatten, the last British Viceroy of India. The year is 1947, the year of Indian independence following nearly 200 years of British rule. To honor what a good cup of tea can enable, no matter who you may... View Post
  • A cup of tea with Jane Austen

    In which we sit down to tea with the Queen of English Literature and chat about the nature of time, Regency cads and night-outs in the twenty first century One damp, foggy Saturday morning, as I wended my way through the narrow, cobbled lanes of Galata in Istanbul, I encountered a vivid apparitio... View Post