MekkusaCuppaGreenTeaMiDuck

Never thought it would happen to me but I’ve started regularly drinking green tea. It started off a while back at the Kaiten-Zushi (conveyor-belt sushi) as something to quench my thirst and has developed from there into buying teabags and drinking it on the cold winters nights. The climate is not too different from the UK but Japanese homes don’t have insulated walls and central heating so a hot cup of green tea certainly helps.

Although I’m from a country where the stereotypical image is of people sitting around having a cuppa and complaining about the weather or whatever I don’t drink normal tea and I have never even tried coffee which is something that amazes my students. I haven’t had tea since I was about four but I stopped drinking it then as my sisters didn’t drink it all and I guess I wanted to copy them which of course sounds very strange now.

By the way ‘Mekkusacuppateamiduck is the Leicester way of speaking. More of that language here

About tokyofox

A Leicester City fan teaching English in Japan
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One Response to MekkusaCuppaGreenTeaMiDuck

  1. Gideon says:

    So you like ocha but not cocha, right? Did you know it started off as a drink to stop monks from falling asleep when they were meditating? Bet you’re glad you know that now!
    My favourite is macha- the one used in the tea ceremony. Of course, there is always the macha kitu-katsu if you can’t make it to the ceremony!

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