- In our health-food store we sell a lot of different teas. I'm not a
tea drinker myself, but I'm nonetheless charmed by the beautiful
little packages the teamakers use to store their precious leaves in.
Looking at our two fully stocked tea shelves I'm overcome with a smug
feeling of neatness and order. It's no wonder the British are so fond
of their tea.
There's one brand among all our teas which pays particular attention
to their wrappings. Every one of their packages is graced with a
beautiful and wise saying or a quotation from a luminary. Today I was
struck by a beautiful line on their Madagascar Vanilla Red (a rooibos
'He who forgives, ends the argument.' (African proverb)
The road to enlightenment runs through tea estates!