Please welcome steampunk maven, mistress of Tea Dueling, and fellow lover of all things sacred leaf to the blog today, Gentle Reader.
In this video Madame Askew and I talk about all things tea related. We share our love, discuss blends, pairing, thoughts on where and when and who shoudl drink what and so much more.
Things discussed in this video!
We sample 2018 Supreme High Mountain Jin Xuan Milk Oolong (thanks Sally). Apparently you drink oolong 2x, with two rounds of water.
We confess to which teas we like or don’t like and how we judge a tea house.
Hints are dropped about Miss Gail and soggy biscuits.
Reticence book & covers
Gail’s opinion on time travel.
Bryan drinks Pu’er in the Sumage Solution
We compare teas to whiskey and dead bog people, then compare authors to teas.
Gail’s favorite tea: Twinings 1706 Strong Breakfast
Emotional feelings about pink and purple.
And here is my step-by-step instructional post on how (and why) to make a perfect cuppa…
Yours, teacup to hand,
P.S. Speaking of costuming!
The amazing Jessica Maggie Lake Costumes did a Rue (from Prudence) costume for her final project. So amazing!
Find her on Instagram! @jmlake_costumier
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