a cup of really nice tea blended on the West Coast of England in the town of Porlock

image: a cup of really nice tea blended on the West Coast of England in the town of Porlock

|| 10 October 2019

Theanine in Tea: Your Benefits

Since I am such a devoted tea drinker, it is nice to be reminded that tea has a number of health benefits. Some of those benefits come from theanine, currently getting more attention than in the past.

For the image to accompany today's theanine Nouvelles I have used a photo of a tea I have been enjoying. It is a favorite of our Chic & Slim Special Correspondent Kat who provided me with samples. (Merci, Kat) I will write more about this tea in a future 5 o'Clock Tea. But today the focus is theanine. More . . .


|| 4 October 2019

Exercise & Jambes Lourdes

In summer heat, whatever exercise we do, we have to be on guard against jambes lourdes. More . . .


|| 27 September 2019

Spiders: In The Court And The Garden

Since spider brooches have been in the media recently, I thought it was time to introduce you to Samantha, the resident Provence-sur-la-Prairie spider. Some fashion advice in the spider Nouvelles. More . . .