If I were a brick……

If I were a Pu’er tea I would be revered.  I have reached a “certain age” Pu’er tea is fermented over a long period – from 10-50 years in some cases, by which stage it is understandably highly sought after … Continue reading

The Lady & The Scandalous Affair

She stands in the doorway. Shadows obscure her dark, slender body; she is naked save for a single, red bloom in her hair. She observes the man asleep in her bed. She fingers the delicate flower in her hair and … Continue reading

The Notorious Lady in Amber

Blossom hitches up the folds of her gown and crosses her dainty legs. “You come from far?” she asks. The stranger’s gaze travels up Blossom’s legs and through the froth and frills of her dress. “Far enough,” he drawls. “Now … Continue reading

Lady Lavender’s Golden Lover

Lady Lavender sat astride her mule. It was a treacherous animal but Lady Lavender had long ago divested herself of fear of any living creature. She stared at the man standing solidly in her path. The sun rose above the … Continue reading

Lady Rose & The Taming of the Beast

“Oh My Lord Oolong!” Lady Rose’s delicate sensibilities crumbled as Lord Oolong’s strong, lissome body pressed against her own. Her fingers traced a line down the creamy skin of his neck; she caressed the dark, velvety smooth hairs of his … Continue reading

The Lady loves Green Tea

“Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea” says Henry James. We applaud the sentiment and have already put the kettle on.  Because we can tip down … Continue reading

Oolong

Reading tea leaves has become a forgotten art.  Why?  Because reading tea bags simply doesn’t have the same je ne sais quoi.  And as sitting down to enjoy a wonderful cup of tea is also becoming lost in the rush … Continue reading

Ceylon

Loose tea leaves, like loose women, need to be treated with respect. They require patience in order to release their true nature and will repay all the time lavished on them by unleashing flavours that get taste buds tingling. Tea … Continue reading

Welcome to the world of The Tea Ladies

Welcome!  Come in and join our world of Tea Ladies, Tea Leaves, Tea Tales, Tea Tips, Tea Bites and there may even be a few Tea Cads about too. We tasted, we tested, we tasted again and this, my dears, … Continue reading