Monthly Archives: May 2011


I’ve recently started running again. I’ve been six times in the last two weeks! Once upon a time I used to exercise… But that’s been a while. That became very much apparent when I put on my exercise pants for … Continue reading

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Starting the week with…

rain. But that’s fine. As if to make sure I stick with my plan of doing nothing today, my body has sent me a clear message in the shape of a mean sore throat. I comply. Christmas song. Maybe not … Continue reading

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So, here I am, at the end of this week that I started with a huge to-do-list. The list has been adorned by many satisfying ticks, phew. Not all of the things got done, but enough to make me feel … Continue reading

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This Moment

A Friday ritual inspired by¬†SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember. A happy weekend to all of you.. One more note … Continue reading

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I love baking bread. I love the kneading, the waiting, watching the dough rise, the air puffing out when you press it down. I love how the dough comes together as you are kneading, the consistency of the dough just … Continue reading

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Impromptu Picnic

Last night we spontaneously decided to pack our dinner into a basket and head off to the nearby park for a picnic. The last of the day’s sunshine, blue sky, and tomato risotto (delicious recipe from Apples for Jam) – … Continue reading

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Strawberry picking

On Sunday we escaped the rainclouds that were gathering just above our house by going on a trip to a local Pick-Your-Own farm. The strawberries are out! Picking strawberries must be one of the best ways to get distracted from … Continue reading

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