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Beginning?

“I don’t see how he can ever finish, if he doesn’t begin.” —Alice in Wonderland Chapter 9, The Mock Turtle’s Story It has been a while since my last post 🙂 Sometimes you need to pause everything and do what needs to be done, and I decided that it was time for me to begin…begin working on some…

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You do you

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”Phrynette Married by Marthe Troly After one year in lockdown, more and more people are proud of their incredibile achievements, using the time spent at home as an opportunity to do something that was always on their minds: learning a new language, writing a book, making bread. And obviously,…

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Never, never to forget

“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never…

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The broom,the ashes, the leaf

“I still believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and true love. Don’t even try to tell me different.” – Dolly Parton When I was a kid, Easter was my favourite holiday of the year: no school for almost a week, I could spend days outdoors enjoying the sunshine and the flowers blooming,…

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My 2cents on dreams

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”—Walt Disney “Where there is a will, there is a way”-Pauline Kael “Impossible is Nothing”-Muhammad Ali I have been thinking about writing this post for a while. As you might be aware, at the end of last year I decided to create my own advent calendar, to…

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To my younger self

I can’t bake. This is something I already wrote many times here in the blog, and I have said it out loud so many times that I’ve lost count. It is a strange machine our brain, isn’t it? We store a piece of information and it just lives there, rent free, no questions asked. I…

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Loving Yorkshire-Whitby

Whitby is a special seaside town in Yorkshire, particularly famous for the majestic Abbey ruins at the top of the East Cliff, and for the presence of the mineraloid Jet, found in the cliffs and on the moors. Jet has been used since the Bronze Age to make beads, and became very popular in the 19th century…

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