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Kuchi-Kiri: A New Season of Tea

Posted on November 5, 2019 at 9:45 PM


Kuchikiri-no-chaji // 口切の茶事

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Discovering Japan's First Tea Field

Posted on June 20, 2019 at 8:00 PM





One of my main missions while back in Japan has been to learn as much as I can about the history and development of traditions and overall culture of tea. So far, I've v...

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A Tea Ceremony Experience at Kanuntei Tea House

Posted on June 20, 2019 at 8:55 AM



One beautiful Sunday morning at the beginning of Spring I had the honour and pleasure of accompanying my Tea Ceremony teacher to an amazing traditional grasshut tea house on a nearby island called Hirado to experience the Way of Tea in a historical and authentic atmosphere.

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Kampo: Traditional Japanese Herbal Medicine - An Introduction

Posted on March 6, 2019 at 9:55 AM



My first experience with formal herbal medicine was while living in Japan.



Of course, we all have our own pe...

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A Citizen's Tea Party @ Nijo Castle in Kyoto, Japan

Posted on February 27, 2019 at 9:25 AM



In Japan, Golden Week (a collection of 4 national holidays in late April/ early May) is the ideal time to go exploring so, during Golden Week Heisei 30 nen (i.e. the year of our Lord 2018 ) I decided to take a solo trip to the first capital of Japan, Kyoto.

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