Thursday Tea is hosted by Anastasia at Birdbrain(ed) Book Blog. Here's how it works: Tell us what tea you are drinking (and if you like it). And then tell us what book are you reading (and if you like it). Finally, tell us if they go together.
This week I'm drinking Ceylon tea from Adagio Teas. They describe it this way: "bright and lively, with a wonderfully delicate flavor. . . . The perfect afternoon tea." As always, I drink it black and unsweetened. It's a nice basic tea.
I'm currently listening to a recommendation from my local library: No Angel by Penny Vencenzi. It is the first in the Lytton Family Trilogy and begins in 1904 with the marriage of the fabulously wealthy Lady Celia Beckenham to Oliver Lytton, whose father owns a publishing house in London. Naturally, Celia's family is not happy that she married beneath her. So far, I like the despcriptions of the publishing business at the turn of the century and seeing how Celia manages to find a place in that business, despite her husband's initial objections.
Celia grew up expecting the best of the best. But when she married for love, she had to make adjustments. Nevertheless, I'm sure her afternoon tea would not have been a common blend. Thus I think Ceylon might have been a good compromise for her.
What have you been reading or listening to this week? And what would we find in your glass or mug?