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blogging, Food

Potatoes and Desperately Danish

Do you think of the Irish famine or Germany when it comes to potatoes? Continuing on discussing vernacular language and strange idioms, Google threw this up at me today: I am Danish and might sometimes be a surt løg (a sour onion) read: a grumpy, critical person, although never as self-confessed as my blogger friend… Continue reading Potatoes and Desperately Danish

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Friendly Friday Challenge – Framing Your Subject

I use the natural shapes of trees to frame an outdoor photo. I mean, I look for overhanging branches to use in the foreground. Particularly to give the subject some definition or dimension. A photo of the beach or the sunrise is always lovely, but it is better to have some kind of reference point.… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Framing Your Subject

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Lamington Season

"When is Lamington Season?" my daughter asked casually. The M.o.t.h., (i.e. man of the house), recumbent on the lounge in a semi-conscious smartphone daze lazily replied, "When is whaaat?" "Lamingtons! When are lamingtons in season again?" daughter dear continued naively, while I quietly suppressed a fit of benevolent giggling in the neighbouring room. "I've been… Continue reading Lamington Season

surfers in waves at Coolangatta Australia
Motivational

Qi What for Fitness and Health?

Qigong is a form of exercise, relaxation and meditation connecting your mind, body and spirit. I am fortunate enough to have a group that practises close by, that is not only in the perfect beachside location, it's completely free of cost. I practise Qi gong at the beach early in the morning Benefits of Qi… Continue reading Qi What for Fitness and Health?

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blogging, Mental Health, Motivational, Philosophy

Equanimity

Equanimity - my former yoga teacher used to mention it all the time. Trying to be the 'equanimous' person. What does that mean? To my mind, it means someone who is really calm and composed. Where does composure come from? An understanding of the bigger picture. Not stressing the small items. Knowing that energy shifts… Continue reading Equanimity