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Mezze – a Mindful approach to eating

Mezze – a Mindful approach to eating

Ever make a huge risotto and eat it for days? Some food is more mindful than others, I’m finding.  Istanbul was an amazing trip. Spice bazaars, with shovels of saffron and amazing-looking tea making ambitious aphrodisiac promises, loaded with rose buds and dried fruit. Holidays…

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The most fun you can have on Earth

The most fun you can have on Earth

I used to save fun just for the holidays. My daughter, who’s first word of the day is often ‘swings?’ has different priorities. Now I’m sure: the ideal life has a much higher ping-pong-to-productivity ratio than I formerly imagined. When you list the things that…

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Back to school blues: Five ways to overcome reluctance

Back to school blues: Five ways to overcome reluctance

School’s out from Laura Eades on Vimeo. Summer is over. God, I loved summer. Cycling, barbecues, friends, flowers, jumping in lakes… I feel very sad to make the transition to autumn. Now, it’s raining, and grammar hangs over me like a dark cloud. I’m doing…

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