online: 30 september 2019
modified: 30 september 2019
29 september 2019 a cup of tea
i suppose this is the ultimate remedy of english speaking people . . . a
remedy for the slightest malady or for the worst . . . a comforting
belief in some kind of being appropriate to all levels of difficulty . .
i like a nice cup of tea in the morning
and a nice cup of tea with my tea
and when its time for bed
theres a lot to be said
for a nice cup of tea!
the tea that i like is not Indian but chamomile tea . . . but like
the British isles i was probably brought up to drink ordinary tea (often
referred to as Indian tea) with milk and sugar . . .
now that it is cooled i can drink it . . . with pleasure and without
philosophy . . . just blind belief in a leaf in hot water . . .
. . . desisting now from academic explanations that others have inserted
of tea as universal . . . even though it may be ineffective . . .
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