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Old 28-07-2013, 17:33   #61
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i think it was made using a basic elephant pattern - dont know where she found that - and lots of creativity to bring the ganesh out - took about 6 months, was really an art project. I'll ask next time i see the knittist where she got her pattern...might be a while though, I'll be at sea for another couple of months
Thanks, that would be brilliant!
No problems with the delay - I will be at sea another 5 months myself .
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i use dto drink jasmine tea, long ago----i didnt used to drink coffee--coudnt even make the stuff...
now i dont make tea in my boat--dont have the ritual necessities, but i will drink it on someone else's...now i do make a heluvacoffee..lol....

mebbe i am just uncivilized.....
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Could you knit one for my 20lb Delta I can't seem to sell?

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Anything for you, what colors?
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i use dto drink jasmine tea, long ago----i didnt used to drink coffee--coudnt even make the stuff...
now i dont make tea in my boat--dont have the ritual necessities, but i will drink it on someone else's...now i do make a heluvacoffee..lol....

mebbe i am just uncivilized.....
coffee is not a beverage, it's a religion (speaking for myself)
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Old 28-07-2013, 20:26   #65
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Charliehows and Sealass, thanks both of you!
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Old 29-07-2013, 10:33   #66
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Re: Tea for Two

The only Lipton worth drinking is the Yellow Label which you can find in Indian groceries. Otherwise, you need to find PG Tipps. Typhoo or tetley will do in a pinch.
... and YES we do have a proper china teapot on board ... if it breaks we'll get another. No other way to make proper tea.
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...and yet, there are folks who drink their tea on ice and others who drink hot tea with a freshly squeezed lemon juice in it...

that's what you get from Texas.
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The only Lipton worth drinking is the Yellow Label which you can find in Indian groceries. Otherwise, you need to find PG Tipps. Typhoo or tetley will do in a pinch.
Lipton's Yellow Label tea is the only type readily available here in Greece. It produces the most wishy washy brew known to man! For a proper cup of English tea you need to find Yorkshire tea, PG tips or Tetley. Twinings is okay but a bit 'fussy' for real English tea.
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Re: Tea for Two

Should we be clearer about whether one needs a porcelain teapot versus a good, sturdy, brown Rockingham pottery pot? With older pottery pots beware lead content. Otherwise you can't beat pottery for holding the heat and nurturing one's precious tea.
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Hiya Tami! Don't mess with Texas!

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Hiya Tami! Don't mess with Texas!

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Tea's better here too :-)
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With older pottery pots beware lead content
How old?

I have a Brown Betty (fairly recent, less than 5yo) but I have to say the little tetsubin* does a fairly decent job of it


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Kenyan tea pot, Malaysian tea.
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