Tea gives us an opportunity to slow down and relax – whether we are starting off the day with a dark steep, catching up with friends over a piping pot, or simply winding down the day with a good book and a delicate blend. Tea encourages precious ‘slow-down’ moments in our busy lives.
Living in Vancouver, drinking tea has been central for both our internal reflection and social connections. Tea can be paired with food, friends, a good book, or even silence. Its historical roots branch into modern times, giving continuity, meaning and a resting place set aside from the multiple demands in our daily lives.
Leaves in Water is a tea blog focusing on tea in Metro Vancouver. We look forward to sharing our favorite tea experiences with you, and incorporating some interesting discussion surrounding tea culture.
While we may not be tea experts, we embrace the experience of tea as a ritual in our daily lives. Tea is about experience – and in a lot of ways tea is about sharing; so we hope you enjoy reading what we have to share with you on this blog.