Category Archive: Inspiration

Happy Thanksgiving

For some this is just another holiday to get together with family they never see, but hopefully like and to eat far too much food. Consider taking a moment this year though to… Continue reading

Reflections in Tea

One doesn’t generally stand in silence enveloped by tranquility when walking a trade show floor; and yet that is exactly how I found myself in Las Vegas when I stopped to see Michele… Continue reading


Yes, it’s Father’s Day on Sunday.  The quiet little celebration between Victoria Day and Canada Day.  A sometimes forgotten holiday that has us spending $5.2 billion less on gifts than we do on… Continue reading

Viva Las Vegas!

The Tea Emporium took part at the Las Vegas Convention Centre for the World Tea Expo just this past weekend, from June the 1st to the 3rd. Here is a small smattering of… Continue reading

The Whimsical Photographs of Rodney Smith

First off, some news. After a long hiatus from the blogging world, we are back! There are changes and projects coming our way, and we have all been busy bees, naturally! Take a… Continue reading

Love and Dedication

We were inspired by this article we recently saw about Wu Qingliang – a tea farmer in China who has saved two years worth of earnings to walk from Shanghai to Beijing with… Continue reading

The final Matt & Nat

So…I clicked on the first link months ago and have shared with you the adventures of Matt & Nat – here are the final clips.  I have savoured each and every one and… Continue reading


This TED talk clip reminded me of an old myth about the bumblebee. The myth says that the bumblebee, through the laws of aerodynamics, should not be able to fly. its wing size… Continue reading

Did you miss Matt & Nat?

The adventure continues… Day 17 Day 18 Day 19 Day 20

Stay Hungry…Stay Foolish

Here is an inspiring talk given by Steve Jobs – that’s Apple to you technophobes – at the Stanford University commencement. It’s a simple message, but one we need to hear sometimes again… Continue reading

The adventures of Matt & Nat continue

Like a sweet treat you sit back and savour sometimes…. Day 16 Day 17 Day 18 Day 19