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11

Feb

Matcha

I recently started working at a Rare Tea bar in the Kitsilano Vancouver BC.  As I have had a passion for tea for many years this was a perfect way for me to get my kicks and make a little cash along the way.   I remember wanting to open a tea house about 10 years ago.  As O5 Tea is still ahead of its time in the west I guess I must have been way too ahead of the curve.

O5 Tea - Noriko - Matcha from O5 Tea on Vimeo.

It’s great to work somewhere that you get to learn more about what you’re  passionate about.

Pedro Villalon the managing partner is a passionate tea drinker.  Personally searching searching out each farmer.  Rare micro farmed tea!  

BAM!  

Anyways I threw this video together of Noriko making some of our in house fresh ground matcha.  Check it!

25

Jan

Yin Zhen Silver Needles

Yin Zhen Silver Needles

13

Oct

Bruce Lee (Taken with Instagram)

Bruce Lee (Taken with Instagram)

23

Aug

Internal Kung Fu Form training overlooking Vancouver Canada. Might not be quite as martially applicable as straight up MMA training, but it does keep you safe from shitty T-Shirts, roids and lame frosted tipped hair styles

Internal Kung Fu Form training overlooking Vancouver Canada. Might not be quite as martially applicable as straight up MMA training, but it does keep you safe from shitty T-Shirts, roids and lame frosted tipped hair styles

21

Aug

You inspired me to do better. Don’t take that as a compliment.

You inspired me to do better. Take that as a compliment.

Who do you choose to be?

Me

20

Aug

Earth & Sky (Taken with Instagram)

Earth & Sky (Taken with Instagram)

18

Aug

35

When I am 35 I will travel for a year solid.

It is not without merit and good intentions that we make our greatest blunders.

24

May

Car (Taken with Instagram at VanDusen Botanical Garden)

Car (Taken with Instagram at VanDusen Botanical Garden)

22

May

Not only a great bit of physical movement but great vibe to the video. So many try to be authentic, but to me. This succeeds!