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sunday cooking 10

my entire family sans me were invited to a wedding lunch, so I decided to cook myself a feast in their absence. (havoc in the kitchen without anyone’s interference!) this is the first time I bought (half a) fresh chicken … Continue reading

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sunday cooking 9

I tried my hand at a basic shakshouka of chopped tomatoes, sausages and runny eggs. definitely an all-day breakfast dish I’d repeat!

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for want of inspiration

a whorl of thoughts.

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rusty penknife

for a light rain splatter pattern. if in a different colour scheme, it might make for a rather nice wallpaper pattern…?

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going through a hard time now

don’t mean to ignore your kind comments and all, just not feeling up to replying – sorry.

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What is Arcadia, anyway?

From Ben Okri’s In Arcadia “Arcadia is our secular Eden…A place of dreaming, and songs, an oasis, a refuge from the corrupting cities, a semi-ideal landscape, a qualified paradise. A place with the quietly troubling presence of death, and exile, … Continue reading

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Holidays of the Spirit / The Arcadian Dream

From Ben Okri’s In Arcadia “‘Even if we don’t believe in it, we need the Arcadian dream,’ Lao said suddenly. ‘If only as a place where the spirit can rest. In life the body can have many holidays, but the … Continue reading

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