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Heraclitus by William Cory

The schoolmaster-poet William Cory wrote this restrained and moving translation of Callimachus's elegy to his friend Heraclitus. They told me, Heraclitus, they told me you...

NOTES ON DAILY LIFE

NOTES ON DAILY LIFE

NOTES ON TEA

TEA VIDEOS

Darjeeling Tea – Tasting Namring First Flush

First Flush Darjeeling tea is the first spring harvest from the tea bushes in this famous Indian tea region. It is highly prized by...

The Old Mechanic: a story about the value of experience

An old story that shows the value of experience. There once was a businessman who, having achieved much in his business career, was now retired. Years...

My business is my baby

"It's my baby!", the new business owner cries. Of course it is. They are pouring their heart and soul and energy into it. They brought...

Real Fast Food by Nigel Slater

Every recipe in this book takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and cook, tastes delicious, and uses good natural ingredients. It was the...

Speech: Life is like a cup of tea (school prize-giving)

This was a speech I gave for prize-giving at St John's College, Southsea, 12 July 2017. “Life is Like a Cup of Tea” , Governors, Ladies...
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