There is no rule of life … no stipulation in nature … no law of the land which emphatically states you have to be a lover of tea. Nowhere is it written that tea has to be ‘your thing.’ However—no matter what the occasion, regardless of the time or place—when tea is in the offing, gracious manners prevail. Either sip daintily with the rest of us—pinkie extended, please—or chat us up as if your life depended on it. There . . . that wasn’t too difficult, was it?