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The Essence Of Tea


It's coming to the end of the tourist season, so once the holidaymakers have left this weekend - life is set to get quieter...

We've had a busy time again & not only with cleaning, but putting together a quote for a potential new client & doing an inventory for the huge house of another.

Amongst it all - we've also made some time to see our girls, who now both live 30 miles away...

So we visited The Essence Of Tea in Falmouth...
A peaceful haven in the middle of town, selling teas from China & Taiwan.
We loved it & will definitely go again! 

We enjoyed some time together drinking...

A large pot of Nantou green tea & smaller pot of  1992 Da Ye Sheng Puerh.
We also had a large dish of veggie sushi.
 (which we forgot to photograph, but was really delicious)!

We also ate later near the harbour & watched the black & white yacht being cleaned & polished by a team of people...

I've also had a blood test, which for the first time in 6 years - hurt like mad!

And bruised...

But I don't mind, as I've heard today that my thyroid is again calming down!

Just got to get Sime's medication sorted...

Otherwise I'll be signing him up for the Halloween Zombie Walk in St Austell on Monday...

Which actually he'd be quite pleased about!

We still have lots of holiday photos yet to share... 
Castles, lakes, mountain passes & Portmeirion...

When we've got more time!

See you soon.

Kay :)

Comments

Kath said…
How perfect, a tea house!
My son bought some Tiger tea here in Glastonbury (made with real Tigers LOL). It contains Carob and has a slight chocolatey taste :-D

I'd love to see the Zombie walk, sounds like brilliant fun!
Catherine said…
Visiting a tea house ~ how fun!

Hope you and your family are having a wonderful weekend Kay!

xo Catherine

(Hope your bruise is better ~ ouch!)
Anonymous said…
I just love tea!! That bruise looks awful.

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Tall Nettles TALL nettles cover up, as they have done These many springs, the rusty harrow, the plough Long worn out, and the roller made of stone: Only the elm butt tops the nettles now.
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