In praise of tea
I am, it seems, something of a creature of habit.
I drink just one cup of coffee a day: with breakfast, 1 plunger of black coffee. Usually Republica or Lavazza.
After that, it’s tea, all the way. Black, no sugar.
I’m particularly partial to Earl Grey or Russian Caravan, but I always keep a few varieties in the pantry (except for herbal muck). As I type, a mug of Lapsang Souchong (or ‘bacon tea’, as my son calls it, for its distinctive aroma) is by my right elbow.
Anyway, all of this is just an excuse to post a video by my favourite rapper, chap-hop gentleman rhymer extraordinaire, Professor Elemental: