Being admitted to the mental health ward helped turn my life around

Anonymous, 24, Essex
as told to Yasmine Blackman

The tattooed gentleman before me sipped his Darjeeling quietly; his face a carefully blank canvas. A regular gossiper and tea drinker at the tea parlour I knew that the quiet ones always had the most interesting stories…

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I found love in rehab!

Anonymous, 20, Essex
as told to Yasmine Blackman

Ordering an exotic Jasmine Green Tea mixed with Jasmine blossoms, I could tell that my companion had an interesting story to share. (I like to think that a lot can be said about a person by the tea they drink.) Feeling distinctively boring with my cup of Earl Grey, we settled down and let the rather unusual teacup conversation flow between us… Continue reading

Uni love rat slept with MY mate in MY bed!

Anonymous, 20, Essex
as told to Yasmine Blackman

I like to think that there is nothing better than an Earl Grey for when it comes down to matters of the heart. Today was no exception, with both my companion and I being Earl Grey advocates, we managed to sip our way through three cups of tea as she shared her story of heartbreak…

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