Reblog from “From the Edges” site – a good post that makes you think!
For my payday treat each month, I head a little way inland to one of the city’s finest patisseries, and order cake and coffee. Their coffee is wonderful – roasted in small batches, ground only as needed, prepared with care – and utterly addictive. And so it comes to pass that I am sipping a long black Americano when I read these words:
“caffeine levels [in the sea] are so high in some coastal areas that it’s used as a marker to determine general water quality”
Caffeine seeps into the sea. But of course. Where did I think it went?
I am a caffeine fiend. Every year, in the Spring, I try to break the cycle of addiction; I usually manage a few days, sometimes weeks, before I succumb to the lure of a hot, bitter coffee in the morning, or a comforting cup of tea at work – in thrall…
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