The Wonders of Chamomile Tea

I shall always drink tea, in sickness and in health, till death do us apart.

This past week could be awarded the title of ‘The Worst Week of the Year’ and it would be completely fitting. Because that it is exactly how bad my week was. You might be wondering what could have happened that made it the absolute worst week of the year. Well, I fell ill. It started with a little discomfort in my throat, a slight fever, and in the course of one day, it went from that to a full-blown burning fever and a sore throat so severe that I couldn’t even breathe much less swallow. I felt like I was being slowly roasted, and my throat felt like there were a million needles stuck in it. By the time night rolled around, I was almost delirious with fever and couldn’t even swallow water without squeezing my eyes shut and mentally bracing myself. Continue reading


Tea Fixes Everything

When the soul needs soothing, have a cup of milk tea.

There are times when you feel like nothing is going right, when you feel like the whole world is against you, when you want to have nothing to do with anything, and all for no apparent reason. You feel horrible but you don’t know why. What you actually need at a time like this is good, strong, hearty tea. Milk tea is comfort tea. Personally, I am of the opinion that herbal or green teas are not going to make you feel like somebody is hugging you when you sip them; milk tea is. There is nothing wrong with creamy, sweet, strong tea! I dislike people who think they are intellectually superior just because they have their tea without milk and sugar. And trust me, I know people like that exist. There shall be no tea discrimination on this blog! I believe all teas are equal and that they are wonderful! Continue reading