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Drying Local Mint

Kris and I are big supporters of local farmers. Kris had worked on Simon Steel’s farm in Littleport and had been selling Simon’s organic vegetables on Cambridge Sunday markets for 7 years. Although he is getting busier now with music-making, website-building and Neuro-feedback-study, he still jumps in and helps out when the queue is too…

All the tea of China

With much planning, we finally had a big wedding ceremony in China! Compared to the one we had in Cambridge, which was small and sweet with about 20 guests, this Chinese one felt more like a wedding for my parents to proudly show their 900 odd friends and colleagues that their beloved daughter was married,…

CB1 Herbal Tea

Kris worked at CB1 besides his music study, website projects and his many jobs. Although very busy, he was observant enough to have realised that the loose tea they were selling was not as good as what we bought from China. Kris started selling our tea there, the first tea being Green Snail. It was…

First Trip to China

Little did he know, Kris’ first trip to China in March 2013 was not only to be introduced to my parents, but also to a fascinating world of tea. My hometown is in Yunnan Province, one of the first tea-producing regions in the world, the cradle of ancient oriental tea trade, a place where the…