I just recently read and enjoyed Dan Brown’s latest book, Origin. I noticed that a couple of times I had a bit of awkward guilt when I told people that I enjoy Dan Brown. But after a while, I thought: Why? Why do I care? I’m just going to go… View Post

About 6 months ago a colleague told me about a book club her and her friends and just started. It got me thinking; I’ve never been in a book club, but I’ve always wanted to be a part of one. So why not create one already? I worked in a… View Post

When I originally started this blog many, many years ago, the title was slightly different. It was The Joy of Books and Tea. Which was nice and all, but also a very long name! Especially as I didn’t self host then and was using blogger, so the url was thejoyofbooksandtea.blogspot.com. … View Post

  As someone who has been a tea drinker since a relatively young age, I never really thought too much about the specific vessel from which I personally drank my tea. But there have always been people around me, who need to have their tea in specific cups/mugs. – My… View Post

Over the last year, I’ve been trying really hard to try and have less milk in my tea (and coffee for that matter). But it’s actually really hard. As someone who grew up drinking milky tea and coffee, both with sugar, it took me many years to wean myself off of sugar alone. Milk, however, seems to be even harder. Mostly because it really does change the whole taste of the drink. While sugar obviously just adds sweetness to a tea or coffee, milk alters the whole flavour of a tea or coffee. … View Post