The internet encourages sunshine stories - laudable tales of successes, miracles and happy surprises. Consider this a post from the dark side. I am sharing these tales of my mishaps over the last year to remind myself not to repeat these mindless mistakes in the future. Though on the other hand, I have learnt so much from these mistakes that maybe I should consider making some more....
New Year Re-solution no.1: Unclog the holes in the sieve or no tea will pour from the pot (duh)
New Year Re-solution no.2: Get the angle of the spout right (come on - how difficult can it be?!)
New Year Re-solution no.3: Always brush alumina oxide where the lid meets the pot to avoid fusing
New Year Re-solution no.4: See New Year Re-solution no.3
New Year Re-solution no.6: Don't ... (let technique override aesthetics).
New Year Re-solution no.7: