Boston Tea Party

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Taking High Tea – A Festival Restorative in Every Way

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The festival of taking afternoon tea, restorative in every way, is one the most enduring of the symbols of a leisurely Victorian lifestyle still practiced today

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Chinese Ceramics, Pt 2 – Am Glad I Was Not Born Before Tea!

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With an assorted assemblage of porcelain wares being used for the tea ceremony in England imports of tea alone multiplied some forty times between 1723 and 1830

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Chinese Ceramics, Pt 1 – Knowledge Comes from Seeing Much

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Chinese ceramics became known to the wider world from the Tang Dynasty (618- 907) onward; the word ‘China’ eventually becoming the generic name for porcelain

The American Dream – Great Books Helping the Vision Pt 1

The American Dream – Great Books Helping the Vision Pt 1

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In the 18th century books about what was beautiful and right inspired those founding a new Rome in America to have a vision of liberty freedom & justice for all

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Taking Tea with Jane Austen – Blend of Propriety & Pleasure

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Taking tea with Jane Austen is all about stylish good behaviour, propriety and pleasure all coming together in an ultimate blend we would surely all enjoy.