Tea India

I have just found my favourite tea. Well actually it’s a tea blend.

I couldn’t go to the Mother & Baby awards tonight. Floods and cancelled trains have put the kibosh on that plan so I’m stuck at home drinking a pot of Tea India instead of  sipping champagne.

For nearly 30 years I make a pot of tea with one tea bag of ordinary tea and one bag of Earl Grey. It’s a combo of flavour and fragrance that hits the spot morning and afternoon. However, Tea India recently sent me some of their Black Tea and Cardamon Chai to try so I’m currently enjoying a bag of each of these in my pot and it really is a comforting brew given my current Cinders-you-can’t-go-to-the-ball status.

I’d even go as far as to say that I’m currently happier slumped on my sofa with my mug of aromatic Cardamon / Assam blend than I would  be tottering on heels and sipping bubbles.

The only shame is that currently there is no Tea India stockist anywhere near where I live  😦 and I’m now newly addicted and desperate. Please let me know where I can get hold of Vanilla Chai and Masala Chai , the other two teas in their range.

This is what Tea India say:

Inspired by the fusion of tradition with the vibrancy of modern India, we’ve used our 70 years of tea blending experience, picking only the two top leaves and the bud when the tea is at its freshest, to create a truly unique range of authentic Indian teas.

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Olay Total Effects Wake up Wonder 7-in-1 Anti-Ageing

I was a very willing volunteer to review Olay’s new moisturiser Total Effects Wake up Wonder. At my stage of life I need as much waking up (apart from being poked with a sharp stick or being administered cups of tea via an intravenous drip) as I can possibly get.

Curiously, when you read through the ingredients contained in Olay’s magic 7-in-1 Anti-Ageing formula, you’ll come away no wiser since it is obviously not there for enlightenment. The print is tiny and the science-speak language too obscure for mere mortals, however I make out Camelia Sinensis (that’s the tea plant) Leaf Extract.  I suppose that absorbing a tea fix through the pores makes a kind of connective sense to me.

I’m already digressing. So does it work? Or your money back guarantee. Continue reading