A Step Towards Being More Environmentally Friendly

A Step Towards Being More Environmentally Friendly

Living in a more environmentally friendly way is a goal that I have been working towards slowly over the past few years. As residents of this planet, we all have a responsibility to look after it in the best way possible. My own journey began with cutting out meat from my diet, followed by switching to plant-based milk and consuming&…
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Happy Easter

Happy Easter

One of my favourite times of the year is Easter, when the feeling of the upcoming warmer months and the freshness of the new season becomes most apparent. What I’m most grateful for, however, is that seventeen years later, my family have kept up the Polish way of celebrating this wonderful holiday despite being in a completely different country. …
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5 Spring Treats

5 Spring Treats

We are nearing the end of March now but it seems as if winter has been dragging its boots forever. There is hope now that the second round of snow is melting away, the blossom on trees is blooming and newborn lambs are beginning to dot countryside fields. With spring around the corner, I’ll be looking for some new …
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Slow Tea Moments

Slow Tea Moments

Despite a hazy forecast for the weekend, this morning has been full of sunshine, spring florals and one happy mood. A glorious slow start to the day like this called for one thing only: a cup of loose leaf tea, quietly brewed and served in a pretty teacup. I’ve written about the calming process of making tea before and …
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Embracing Blissful Mondays

Embracing Blissful Mondays

Between saying goodbye to two wonderful days of rest and the reality of life back on our minds, the word blissful is not often associated with Mondays. However, the first day of the working week doesn’t have to live up to its traditionally melancholy name; with a few small additions to this otherwise ordinary day, we can start enjoying …
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A Memory from Durham

A Memory from Durham

There is something particularly peaceful about making a cup of loose leaf tea. It makes the process slower, in both the physical and figurative sense, and somewhat more special. For me, it always resurfaces memories of my time in Durham a couple of years ago. Living in a crumbling house on the cobbles behind the cathedral and studying in a …
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