The cost of enthusiasm

In my very first post about morning tea I mentioned that I was all out of tea and had to delay starting the experiment until I could get my hands on some more.  I bought 100g of Shoka and another 20g tea intended for Hatsugama from Koyamaen. As I said earlier I intend to continue having Tea…

The Koicha Virgin

I never feel more out of place than when I do not know the rules or expectation of a setting. Therefore I will try to give a short introduction to being a guest at a koicha event. Just as singing you can’t learn tea by reading, but you can be a bit more prepared. The…