Entries by Tracey Stomp

Stress less – drink more tea.

Drink tea and de-stress. It has been known for years –  drink tea to be calm. It’s not for nothing that monks are accompanied by a cup of tea whilst meditating. Recent studies are illustrating what millions of tea-lovers have long believed – that if you are upset, stressed or anxious, it pays to make […]

Edgar’s Blog: Spring is here

Put a spring in your step with Edgar! Here are some great reasons why people love the spring season and what my tea can do to help you enjoy it just a little bit more. Outdoors:  As the snow melts and the sun gets higher we have a good reason to be outdoors soak up […]

Edgar’s Blog: Happy birthday & many happy returns!

Happy birthday & many happy returns! On our birthday, we feel a heightened sense of specialness; it’s our day, and even if you aren’t over the moon about it all, it’s still nice to feel celebrated. Unfortunately, our birthdays only come once a year, and even though prolonging the celebration (like a whole weekend) is fun and […]

Edgar’s blog: Kingsday aka ”Koningsdag”

Kingsday aka (Koningsdag) Orange as an Orange, Koningsdag (King’s day in the Netherlands!) On the 27th of April all the dutch peeps celebrate the birthday of the King of the Netherlands. Kingsday (Koningsdag) or Queensday is an old tradition to celebrate the birth of the reigning king or queen. It is a public holiday so everyone gets […]

Edgar’s Blog: Halloween

The origins of Halloween Modern Halloween has become less about literal ghosts and ghouls and more about costumes and sweeties. However, Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, celebrated […]

Edgar’s blog: is Matcha a match for you

Matcha Match with Edgar Just recently loads of peeps have been asking me about Matcha. Probabaly because they have been on holiday to the US and UK where drinking matcha tea has really taken off. It is a new healthy trend. Matcha is finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea from Japan. […]

Edgar’s blog: 2016 trending at this very minute

2016 trending, trending and trending at this very minute…. The Brexit. The European football championships. The 5:2 diet. Mindfulness. Self-tracking. The standing desk. Paleo meal plans, (aanpassing schijf van vijf), Snorting Chocolate. Life in 2016 means a constant stream of new apps, connected devices, eating fads, lifestyle movements, constant on line information and more. Trending, trending, […]