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142 news items

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:18:36 -0700

Outside the home, Britons are now drinking almost two and a half cups of coffee for every one of tea – 2.1billion versus 874million annually. The expansion of chains such as Starbucks and Costa is testament to the rise of caffeine. Tea consumption ...

Smithsonian (blog)

Smithsonian (blog)
Thu, 15 Dec 2011 14:18:21 -0800

China Tea Clippers. London: Adlard Coles, 1974; Howard Chapelle. The Search for Speed Under Sail. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1968; Arthur H. Clark. The Clipper Ship Era. An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, ...

The Independent

The Independent
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:00:00 -0800

One of the world's oldest methods of transporting goods is making an unlikely comeback. Sailing ships, which kept the British Empire in tea, sugar and tobacco, are back in vogue as a green alternative to conventional shipping. Wine, coffee, cacao beans ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 00:00:28 -0800

What a shame - the 747 ( and to a degree the 707 before it) are the equivalent of the old tea clippers or the navy men of war of the Nelson era. Flying the world's skies, they defined an era of world history which they uniquely represented. In their 50 ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sun, 20 Dec 2015 01:30:59 -0800

Agreed, an abundance of wind and endless sun. Once these old conservatives retire things should improve quickly. Reply | Pick. Report. mikedow · 20 Dec 2015 5:06. 8 9. Better start building a fleet of tea clippers then. You can't drive ocean going ...

Perth Now

Perth Now
Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:09:05 -0700

This is how I imagine tall ship sailing in the 19th century, as the sleek tea clippers raced furiously across the ocean to be first to deliver their cargo to eager tea drinkers in England. In 1866, four clippers set out from China in the Great Tea Race ...

Yachting and Boating World

Yachting and Boating World
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 04:11:15 -0800

The Cutty Sark, built in 1869, was one of the fastest, and final, tea clippers to make the tea run from Britain to China and back. With regular use of the Suez Canal by steam freighters, the Cutty Sark began work in the wool trade, making trips between ...

Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:01:53 -0700

Tea is now drunk worldwide and is responsible not only for such tales of derring-do but also for the emergence of tea clippers, pictured below, fast new vessels with tall masts and sails which merchants used to try to deliver their teas to their ...
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