I came across the concept of Penny University as I was reading about the history of coffee and I really enjoyed it.
Back in the 1700s, coffeehouses in London were known as penny universities. Anyone could enter these coffeehouses for a penny, where they could have not only coffee but be a part of riveting discussions for hours, regardless of their socioeconomic class.
This is another manifestation of the heart's desire for genuine companionship with coffee serving only as an excuse in a different part of the world. Maybe that’s why I enjoyed it so much.

We can talk about whatever you like here, not just coffee.


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