Don't you hate it when...

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Jacomus-rides-Gen, 5 Dec 2007.

  1. Jacomus-rides-Gen

    Jacomus-rides-Gen New Member

    Guildford / London
    You make a cup of tea, take the first sip and think "This is one seriously fine cup of tea", pat yourself on the back and prepare to enjoy the drink immensly. Then you look back at the cup and there is nothing but dregs! ARGH! Where did my lovely tea go, how did I manage to drink that without noticing!

    I also managed to get up at 0500 this morning and not notice until 2hrs later when my alarm went off that I wasn't supposed to be up yet xx(xx(:smile:
  2. abchandler

    abchandler Senior Member

    Worcs, UK
    And then you make another cup to extend the experience. It's never as good as the first
  3. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I usually get up in the morning, make a cup of tea and then get onto the internet to read e-mails etc. After a while I reach for the tea and empty, because a certain lady has sneaked over and drunk it without me noticing. Never mind there's always more so long as the teabags and milk haven't run out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent

    What does the Tea taste like in 'Nam Keith?
  5. snorri

    snorri Legendary Member

    You're beginning to look like the locals over there Keith.:smile::biggrin:
  6. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Not as good as the coffee! :smile:
  7. Carwash

    Carwash Señor Member

    Do you mean Vietnam or Cheltenham? :smile:
  8. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    [sniffs the air] I love the smell of Earl Grey in the morning....
  9. mr_hippo

    mr_hippo Living Legend & Old Fart

    As my dear old Mum used to say on having her second cup of the day "That's better - the first one didn't touch the sides!"

    I don't know if others share my view but when I am in a cafe, restaurant or hotel, I normally drink coffee - no one makes a cup of tea to my satisfaction.
  10. abchandler

    abchandler Senior Member

    Worcs, UK
    Agreed - I can't drink tea that isn't made to your satisfaction either:biggrin:
  11. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    Not as bad as making a cup of tea and forgetting that you've made tea instead of coffee, and drinking it without looking at it assuming it's coffee and then only on tasting realise that it is in fact tea. (This one often also occurs when not able to decide whether to have coffee or tea, so have one of each, and then forgetting which is which.)
    Inhaling tea nasally.
    Suddenly needing to cough while pouring coffee down your neck and chancing that you can get all the remaining coffee down before actually NEEDING to cough instantly, and then JUST failing by a tiny drop only for it all to go spluttering everywhere.
    Finding an extremely old cup of tea which has separated. (eeurggh!)

    But, in future, I recommend you do what I do, which is to make yourself TWO cups of tea at once, purely to avoid this very eventuality. I often make myself a pair of coffees.
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