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Summer Reads: The Day Before Happiness/This Too Shall Pass

We’re mostly lazing at this end. And I’m still not only appreciating every damn second as well as fast feeling the effects of a slower-paced life. Roaming in and out of rooms with books, cups of tea and (too often) … Continue reading

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Summer reads: GIRL IN TRANSLATION by Jean Kwok

Do you remember where you bought that book? That book which has been lying on your bookshelf for at least six months? Or maybe you (unlike me) don’t buy books on a whim… unable to ignore the temptation of yet … Continue reading

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let’s discuss freedom

Freedom is a funny old thing. What makes you feel free might make me feel trapped. Some feel they can’t escape from the person they feel they should be, others never feel restricted and explore away without limitation. And – … Continue reading

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pond swim

Swimming in the ponds on Hampstead Heath has been on my list for a while. The idea of sharing murky brown water with some ducks and other aquatic life – in the middle of London – feels awfully exotic and, … Continue reading

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