Monthly Archives: July 2011

Discussion on Long Jing (6) – QingMing vs. GuYu

Discussion on Long Jing (5b) is here. Qing Ming (around April 4) and Gu Yu (around April 19) are two important landmark days of solar terms in the traditional calendar system of some eastern Asian and southeastern Asian cultures. Solar … Continue reading

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my personal history of coffee drinking

What?! Coffee?! Well, first of all, maybe coffee counts as some sort of “herbal” “tea”? Secondly, I do like coffee. And it’s something quite unique that I’ve adopted in my adult life. I can’t recall my early history of tea … Continue reading

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gossip… gossip…

This is old news. But I’ve just found out about it, and think this is seriously juicy… :-p Zhang Tianfu is like the Godfather of Fujian tea. He is one of the first generation biology professors of China, and has … Continue reading

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some suggestions for new puerh drinkers – shu

(I post this on Steepster a few months ago. This is pretty much the same as the steepster post, with a few points added at the end.) First, I have to admit that I have very limited knowledge about puerh, … Continue reading

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my father’s first encounter with Lipton

My father’s experience is shared by quite a few, though not a lot of, people of his age. At the time, my father was more confused than anything else. But looking back now, we all think it’s quite funny. In … Continue reading

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