Category: Travel

Water: The Elixir of Life

We all know that water is one of the primary needs of all living beings. Second to clean air, we cannot live without clean, fresh drinking water. But it becomes so easy to take this gift for granted when it is part, and always has been part, of our daily lives. Take it away, and […]

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Where The Wild Iris Grows

iris |ˈīris| noun 1 a flat, colored, ring-shaped membrane behind the cornea of the eye, with an adjustable circular opening (pupil) in the centre. • (also iris diaphragm) an adjustable diaphragm of thin overlapping plates for regulating the size of a central hole, esp. for the admission of light to a lens.  2 a plant […]

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Made with Love

My grandma baked bread; and was known for how beautifully she baked. She also made butter tarts, marmalade laced with vodka, and pies. And let’s not forget those exquisite little French tarts, with sweet cream custard; crowned with raspberries from the garden. If asked about her baking, my granddad, filled with loving pride, likes to […]

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As Dear As Salt

It seems that I have become a bit of a salt aficionado, and when I travel, I return with samples of salt from different regions; a souvenir to savour. (If you know me well, you’ll know that I salt almost everything. My nutritionist friend Meredith would call me a “salter.”) I bought Flor de Sal […]

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The Colour Blue

Colours are simply different frequencies, and different frequencies possess different qualities. Blue is a colour of healing and spirituality: Mother Mary and Shiva are always depicted in blue. This is a colour of deep spirituality and compassion, not to mention the colour of the Earth’s atmospheric aura.

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