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Its National Frankenstein Day: Mary Shelley and Tea

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Today, is National Frankenstein Day. Is there a connection between tea and Frankenstein? Did Frankenstein like tea?  Was it in the original story? Sorry to say both answers is NO. Tea is never mentioned in the book.  The word does not appear anywhere in the story. But, Mary Shelley, who wrote Frankenstein in 1818, was a big tea drinker.  She …

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Ozymandias Poet Really Liked Tea and Toast

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Doesn’t everyone enjoy tea and toast.  Even one of the most famous poets of all time, and author of the classic Ozymandias, Percy Shelley really liked Tea and Toast.  From the poem Letter to Maria Gisborne, here is his proclamation: Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine, Yet let’s be merry: we’ll have tea and toast; Custards for supper, …

Tea Recipe for National Frappe Today

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Since today is National Frappe Day, we want to provide an alternative recipe.  Instead of a frappe try a tea smoothie. It will be more refreshing since it is still hot here in Texas and many other parts of the country.  Try this with green tea. Ingredients  (Serves 1) 1 green tea bag ⅔ cup of water ½ cup of …

Churchill Tea Quote Sums It All Up

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This quote from Winston Churchill totally sums up the importance of tea.  Image from Whittard Instagram page. #Didyouknow During WWII tea was rationed from 1940 until 1952! Winston Churchill, however, directed that servicemen were to always have as many cups of tea as they wanted. We think he may have liked our 50’s inspired Pro-Tea infuser mugs, with removable stainless …

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Tea and Sport: DJ Miles and Cricket

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Tea companies have long been part of the sporting world. Many are associated with sports teams.  DJ Miles is part of this association as they have become a sponsor of England’s Somerset County Cricket Club.  Miles in the club’s official tea partner. Somerset County Cricket and DJ Miles both have long been associated with the area with Miles based in …