Thank you for joining me here for the beautiful stories and photos of our expat stay in Accra Ghana – Lauren Simpson

“I hope you will go out and let stories, that is life, happen to you, and that you will work with these stories….water them with your blood and tears and your laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.” – Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Living well in 2022 – tackling the year ahead with healthy doses of sameness and spontaneity

Happy New Year and I hope that you are having a kind January so far. On the 1 January we were sitting in our cozy kitchen staying warm around my favourite old pine table I paid homage to on Instagram recently. We had cracked open a bottle of prosecco and were just about to dig…

The best mince pie pastry recipe and transportive Christmas food memories

Suleika Jaouad’s The Isolation Journals After reading Suleika Jaouad’s incredible book ‘Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted’ earlier this year I discovered her project that was born during Covid Lockdown times – The Isolation Journals. This platform is an artist led community that cultivates creativity and fosters connectivity in challenging times. You…

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