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Talking Tea

Conversations about tea and tea culture

Sep 30, 2014

For our first episode of Talking Tea, we chat via Skype with Linda Hewitt, author of The Japanese Tea Ceremony And The Shoguns and other works on tea history and customs. Linda shares her reflections on how tea, and the rituals surrounding it, create much-needed space for relationship-building and contemplation. 

The Japanese Tea Ceremony And The Shoguns by Linda Hewitt is available as an audiobook, ebook and trade paperback through You can access Linda Hewitt's blog at


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Talking Tea is produced and hosted by Ken Cohen. You can follow Ken on Twitter @Kensvoiceken. 


This podcast features music from "Japanese Flowers" ( by mpgiiiBEATS ( available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license ( Adapted from original.