On Saturday, the running shop was mobbed when I went, on a whim, to buy new running shoes. Nothing says “New Year’s Resolution time”, like a packed out fitness shop. Wikipedia dates the phenomenon of resolutions back to the Babylonians. However, the orientation of resolutions has changed over the centuries. Historical resolutions tended to be […]Read more "Out with Resolutions, in with Done Lists"
I picked up a copy of the English language version of the Dutch simple living and “paper arts” magazine, Flow from Analogue Books in Edinburgh. Gorgeous illustrations and thoughtful articles about living a creative, mindful and satisfying life. Feeling nostalgic for tofu scramble at The Horn of the Moon Cafe in Montpelier Vermont. I eat these like popcorn: Roasted Brussel Sprouts […]Read more "Fab Friday Links: Flowing into the New Year"
Three months ago, after an absence of years, I picked up a pen, dug out an empty book and started journalling again. It’s felt like getting reacquainted with a good friend I’d lost touch with. From my early teens I was a devoted journal writer. The first journal I filled was “A Walk Through the Shire” […]Read more "Meeting up with a Long Lost Friend"