Hatsugama photos

5th of January I held Hatsugama, the first kettle of tea. I had invited five friends, but unfortunately two was unable to attend due to some emergency overtime at their company. A small meal was served first, then koicha. I enjoyed the event, and hope that the guest did too. These are some photos from…

The first Chakai

I have written many posts about the construction of the Tea-room. This saturday I held the very first chakai in my new room. In advance of that I had to make a new door, again! Still it is some way off perfect, but it works (somewhat). Seven guests came to have Tea. I divided them into two…

Ungetsu-an

Saturday I visited a friend to enjoy Tea. He probably has the only Tea-Hut in Norway. In this post I’ll try to convey to you what a wonderful oasis he has created in the middle of town. The tea house is located in the garden of a town house. The entire property is enclosed by…

Facebook Group

I have made a Facebook group for people in Norway doing Tea. Since we do not have a active association, I thought it might be a good idea to have a place to share events and thoughts about Tea in Norway, with out having all the overhead of reviving the association. The Group is called…