Monthly Archives: May 2018

Along the way

I own a little book of Calm, packed with mindfulness and relaxation techniques. Yesterday, I opened it up at the “Smell the Coffee” exercise. We can’t be calm if we are always rushing from one thing to the next. (Guilty!) … Continue reading

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A chat by the river

Perhaps I could have had my chat with author, Helen Christmas, in a London pub,  in Shoreditch, the kind of venue in her first novel. But, I’m in Tuscany, so I spirited her over for an espresso in the mill … Continue reading

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My Tuscan garden

Good old Cicero! An Italian friend made me a bookmark with flowers from her garden and used his words: “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” I would add family and friends to that, … Continue reading

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Addendum

I wanted to show you a film made by our young friends but the link won’t work for me. So, if you are interested, look up their Facebook page, “Al ritmo delle stagioni” to see what they have captured. Or … Continue reading

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Wandering…

I enjoy striking up conversation with strangers. You never know where it might lead. Yesterday we did our first shop down in the valley in Sansepolcro and I picked up a punnet of artichokes. I love eating them but haven’t … Continue reading

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