Exemplars, Part 2

For those who have been following, I’ve doubled-down and made it an objective to ruin perfectly-good tea.  For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, go check out part one. Since dropping my primary pumidor down to 25C/65%rh, I’ve built a secondary unit purely as an exercise in figuring out what invites mold, what … Continue reading Exemplars, Part 2


Go ahead, look it up. This is probably old-hat for many, but I keep seeing people lament the state of their cake wrappers.  If you want a tip or two, treat your ears to the dulcet tones of my native tongue >_> Seriously.  I wasn’t sure what my voice sounded like outside my head, but … Continue reading Frangers

The Taiwan Group Buy

A week or two back Alex and I set up group buys. The idea was to engage the community with areas of the tea market they themselves either hadn’t known of, or weren’t comfortable trying to explore themselves. Both group buys operate with similar formats but slightly different objectives. As for the Taiwan buy, the … Continue reading The Taiwan Group Buy