Ron Gilmour wrote:Well I feel like a wimp among all you folks who can handle tea right up to bedtime, but I have to quit around 6 pm if I want to sleep that night.
Heh, well, I used to think that caffeine of any description didn't affect me AT ALL.
Then I noticed that whenever I drink a cup of coffee prior to tea ceremony class, I can see the slightest
tremor in my hand when I'm pouring water from the tea ladle into the bowl. Isn't that interesting! (The bowl of the ladle is comparatively heavy, the handle is long, and you have to pour the water slowly and steadily; so any lack of smoothness when holding the ladle is immediately apparent.)
So now I exclusively drink tea prior to tea class, since it doesn't seem to have the same deleterious effect
Drinking: PG Tips (with milk), because in an hour and a half, it's time for tea class.