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    rosemary and sea salt shortbread

    Well, I did it. I got through my Masters degree! Results pending, I am almost a fully qualified therapist. How’s that for daunting?  With no study hanging over my head, I feel a lightness…

    12 December, 2016
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    4 tips for staying sane this christmas season

    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – I absolutely love Christmas. I love singing along to Christmas carols, watching Christmas movies (Love Actually, The Holiday,  Elf… shall I go on?), going…

    5 December, 2016
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    cultivating slowness

     I am absolutely mesmerised by time.  Not time in a weird sci-fi, time-travel obsessed way (although I confess that my favourite movie, “About Time“, happens to be about time travel). But more so, I am mesmerised…

    29 November, 2016
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    baked falafels

    I fell in love with falafels in Paris. Ok, so it sounds a bit odd. But for those of you who have been to the Jewish Quarter in Paris, you will understand.  The Jewish…

    25 November, 2016
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    so much to be grateful for

    I have been struck several times over the past few weeks about how much I am grateful for. I finished my thesis last week, which is two weeks earlier than expected. Trust me, I…

    20 November, 2016
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    be present

    I have been asked multiple times in the past few weeks what my biggest lesson has been since I started my practicum placement. And whilst I must say that the whole placement experience has…

    11 November, 2016
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    pumpkin, chickpea and quinoa sage loaf

    Being in the Southern hemisphere, we don’t quite have the same obsession with all things pumpkin at this time of year as our Northern hemisphere counterparts. Between Halloween and Thanksgiving, pumpkins seem to dominate…

    6 November, 2016
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    making progress

    Well, it seems as though I have made more progress in the past week than in the past month – and it feels good. A while ago I mentioned that I have been waiting…

    30 October, 2016