teaware you get will tell you a lot. It is made by human hands, it is made by certain intention, it is made with love, passion but can be also made by greed, anger or disinterest. The human touch, the human mark is left in it...
No need for descriptional words of the taste of this tea, of its smell, just as it is, the senses and the mind getting sharper, the sound of the working day from the distance is getting stronger, the buzz of the forest is more ...
I used love freshly pumped up water that we were drinking as kids in my grandmas house. During hot sunny days this water was pumped up by a garden hand pump. Then carried in a bucket to the kitchen.
A good teapot is a crucial vessel in your tea preparation, it's the core of the whole teaware universe, it will prepare your tea, help you to handle it well, prepare your mind for the first sip of your tea.
The cup is full of freshly baked cookies, I inhale the sweetish tones with my nose deep inside a cup. When tucking my nose into a pitcher I will catch different spectrum of aromas, sugary fruity notes.
The sense of joy, the elevation of spirit, the morning sun, the tea and the moment of here and now.
Have you ever been blown away by a single teacup? A cup that you are able to admire a whole day.
Why do we seek for perfection? Once found we do not have time to rejoice in it. I was thinking about two untouched tea packs that I brought back from Taiwan. Those are two kinds of teas that I got as gifts from Zhou, a tea farmer,
The trip to Taiwan brought me a new insight into a dimension of the tea phenomena. I had expected another trip where new contacts for tea bussiness will come up. There were some but most important thing that changed in my life, w