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Words – yet nothing to write

Do you have these moments that you really do want to write but don't find a way to put all that's in your head in order? The moments when you have words yet nothing to write? These weeks mess with my head and ideas and thoughts. It's so much that is happening, yet as well… Continue reading Words – yet nothing to write

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Grateful moments don’t just happen

Last week I went for a run. It was my birthday and I wanted to have some time just for myself. And a birthday run at the beach was what I was longing for.  It was a truly gorgeous morning, not too hot, a light breeze and an empty wide beach at low tide. And… Continue reading Grateful moments don’t just happen

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We moved… again…a review

My blog has been a bit quiet over the summer but life wasn’t quiet at all. Why? Because we only got our move confirmed by the end of June - from Tokyo, Japan to Muscat, Oman.  It didn’t come as a total surprise. It’s been brewing for a while but still - a move is… Continue reading We moved… again…a review

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Inspiration – What brings that spark?

Where do you find inspiration? And when was the last time you really got inspired and what sparked it?  Inspiration means “a sudden brilliant idea” and “the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially something creative" as stated in various dictionaries. But what is it that inspires us?  It can be… Continue reading Inspiration – What brings that spark?

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Matcha & White Chocolate cake

What I enjoy when baking this cake is the different process of preparation. As often in Japan, it's about the attention to detail. So instead of "just" measuring your sugar and flour, you match the weight of the ingredients to the weight of the eggs you use. No "rush-rush", but being in the moment while… Continue reading Matcha & White Chocolate cake