The guy had sunglasses on. A singlet. Shorts. A large takeaway beverage cup in his hand.
He looked vaguely dangerous.
Lady D was rearranging the stock, so it was down to me to offer him some tea samples.
I waited for him to pass our stall.
The takeaway cup turned out to be full of Tea Drop’s Malabar Chai, made black.
And he turned out to be a new tea convert. We chatted to him and he tried all of our samples.
“I used to come home and drink a bottle of wine in front of the TV”, he told us. “Now, I sit on the grass out in the yard, and drink tea.”
“My life is much better.”