Tea, no service yet

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The serving of tea in China is seen as a social experience, sometimes a paid service but more often between friends.


All the tea, in China

Tea time

A walk down memory lane, goes via the market place

A walk down memory lane.jpgMy night time journey home through the market place is usually a good place for photographs, and this being no exception. They’d been talking for a while as the tea service looked cold and there was a small mound of pumpkin seed shells on the ground at one of the groups feet. The ‘tea set’ looked standard with cold tea being disposed of into the drain holes within the tray with a bottom.

The sing song of Cantonese syllables lit through the air. Familiar, but, sadly incomprehensible. I strode on, with memories of my childhood and family gatherings, born anew.