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Post by AA1495 » 15 Sep 2016, 16:55

Clifora wrote:I usually drink tea. Chinese tea - especially green tea. I feel that drinking tea helps me to focus better and it also helps to calm my nerves.
Chinese tea? green tea? How do you like the taste? I couldn't get myself to have it more than once :lol:

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Post by red_velvet_girl7 » 15 Sep 2016, 18:04

Definitely Coffee. But if I can't have coffee then tea.

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Post by MarkWNeville » 29 Sep 2016, 12:40

I mostly drink coffee!!! Strong, dark roast, and black. However, I do also drink herbal teas for my health.

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Post by SandraTWP-BRW » 29 Sep 2016, 12:50

Ah.

I love coffee. I learned to drink it in Italy, and while ours isn't like theirs, I brought my love back with me. I personally prefer my coffee with a non-dairy creamer (almond or coconut based), a bit of vanilla, and sweetened. But I'd take black coffee happily before no coffee.

For something special, I'll brew it with some cardamom as well as vanilla.

I like tea, but drink it iced in the summer, and hot in the winter.

Here's the (sad) thing. My body just can't handle the caffeine. A cup of coffee or even an iced tea too late in the day, and I will feel it late in the evening. It's amazing how the body can be fatigued, yet unable to sleep. So, my coffee is savored before noon, with a possible cup of decaf in the evening. I stick with decaf for holiday dinners, too.
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Post by pmllsps » 04 Oct 2016, 11:33

I drink at least two cups of coffee every day. I like hot tea in the winter and ice tea in the summer.

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Post by lily_kh87 » 08 Oct 2016, 15:23

Maybe it's weird but I don't like coffee nor tea. I don't like hot drinks usually but sometimes I enjoy a cup of Nescafe. I also don't smoke.
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Post by MorganTaylor » 08 Oct 2016, 18:31

I'm British so take a guess :wink: ! Seriously, I quite like a good cup of tea while writing, though I've found that sometimes I prefer more unique teas if I'm trying to be creative, whether that's peppermint or berry! But if I'm just getting down to business and writing an essay for example a good cup of regular tea will do me just fine! :D

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Post by Aleah » 08 Oct 2016, 19:59

Definitely tea! My dad loves coffee with a passion I just don't understand. I find that it's easier for me to do work while drinking a cup of tea!

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Post by Lazy Lioness » 10 Oct 2016, 23:08

Hands down coffee. I drink it in certain ways depending on my mood. For example, I could be feeling....grouchy and just exahausted and I take comfort in hot, sugary, and no milk coffee but if im already in a some what happy mood I go for a more flavourful coffee.
As for rituals I wouldn't say I have any but then again I don't really think of what I do before I sit down and read into a new world.

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Post by Zoey141 » 12 Oct 2016, 09:10

Tea! Tea! Tea!

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Post by Ruth_Jamison » 12 Oct 2016, 15:19

Like most coffee drinkers, I gotta have it before I can do much of anything else. In that sense, it's not exactly part of my writing process.

But my "process" is ever-changing. Sometimes the urge to write a poem that pops into my head interrupts all functions of every day life - I could be sleeping, doing the dishes, talking to my lover, and I just have to stop, find my notebook, and get it down on the page before it's gone.

Other times I feel a sort of nagging at the back of mind telling me I'm ready to say something on the paper but I don't know what it is. At these times, I try to give myself the space and time to find it - sometimes that means doing yoga, going on a walk, or maybe having a cup of tea ;) (with my notebook close at hand of course).

There are also times when I just want to write but don't (or think I don't) have anything in particular to say and I just sit with my pen and paper until something comes out.

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Post by Momlovesbooks » 12 Oct 2016, 15:58

I usually have a cup of coffee in the morning or on a rainy, chilly day when I curl up under the blanket with a book. I prefer mine sweet. I've gradually weaned myself off adding sugar, but love flavored creamer and sometimes whipped cream. One of my favorites to make in my Keurig is coconut mocha coffee with almond joy creamer and coconut whipped cream. It's also really good with vanilla coffee. When I drink tea, it's a fruity, sweet iced tea. Peach and raspberry are my favorite.

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Post by Dgould630 » 12 Oct 2016, 20:44

Absolutely coffee with cream an sugar. Tea for some reason makes me nauseas

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Post by EdelRae » 13 Oct 2016, 11:41

I love coffee but it gives me the jitters. Been drinking herbal tea a lot recently.

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Post by Sol Joy » 13 Oct 2016, 14:11

There are moments when I prefer neither...but the rest of the time I am a total tea-aholic! I love green tea and any type of fruit flavored tea. I prefer honey to sugar and I will take it hot or cold.

I write in my office with the window open in the summer and cracked during the other 3 seasons.

I just recently fell in love with Tazo brand tea? What brand do you guys enjoy?

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