whoever you want to be…

Tartiflette! Get it while it’s still cold (outside)

I was lucky enough to spend a couple of days in Reims, France, recently, with one of my closest friends who lives in that amazing city. We ate so well … Continue reading

March 12, 2014

Time for Tea

I love a cup of tea, and so apparently do the designers of these things I want to fling all my money at. Behold: TEAPOT CARDIGAN OF JOY AND DELIGHT. … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

What do you do when nothing you try seems to work?

What do you do when everything you try somehow doesn’t work. Do you persevere and get increasingly tired and down or try something different? While changing our approaches can be … Continue reading

February 21, 2014

Don’t be afraid of the jam

If you’d told me a year ago that I’d do consecutive Bea posts about crochet then jam I’m have told you that you were crazy. I’m not really the sort … Continue reading

November 24, 2013

Crochet: A Love Story

If there’s anyone out there that has read the majority of my posts for Bea, you’ll know that most often, I tend to quite angrily tackle something from a feminist … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Is your spirit trying to get your attention?

I’ve spent a delightful few days in Florence (via Paris) this week at a Psychosynthesis Research Conference about putting the soul in professional practice. You can read my fuller post … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Path Untravelled

Sixteen and impressionable. Filled with wonder at the world at large. I had dreams, big dreams, and a thirst for adventure. “But what about a real job?” she said, more … Continue reading

October 20, 2013

Happy International Day of Peace!

The International Day of Peace was created as a way to end conflict for a day (and build on that) each year. Click here for more about its history and … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Emigrating: Some FAQs from an Australian Family in Switzerland

As a family of two parents and three children who emigrated from Australia to Switzerland ten years ago, we are often asked about the ins and outs of our big … Continue reading

September 9, 2013

Blackberry Bonanza

The bramble bush at the bottom of our garden is running rampant at the moment, its branches heavily laden with glossy, sweet blackberries. My husband picked so many the other … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Soaking up summer

I’m writing this while shielding my eyes from the bright light, tempted to go back outside to do just a little more reading In The Sun. This has been one … Continue reading

August 20, 2013

School is cool but homeschooler!!

Get it? Home is cooler? Homeschooler? Meh, it was tenuous at best! These days homeschooling is gaining in popularity as more and more people choose to keep their children out … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment
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