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Archive for 27. april 2014

Sprint time, an early warm spring this year, 2014, easter. I take some tea utensils outside to the park at Kokkedal Slot, north of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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A tree trunk makes a bench to sit on, and a place to brew tea. The passing by people wonder what os going on – danes are not (yet) used to outdoor tea parties… ; ) Surrounded by big old park trees, green grass lawns, the small castle to the west – and a view of the sea and Sweden to the east.

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Positioned this way, I suddenly wonder, it looks like a cross – well, it is easter, so why not…

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The tea I brought, is a white tea, Xue Rong, meaning “white dune”, from Yunnan, China. It is handplucked and consists of young buds. The dry leaves look furry and quite white, but the wet ones turn green and straight, and fresh as if just plucked from the bush. Purchased at singtehus.dk.

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Happy spring,

Ulla

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