Morning and evening routine in quarantine

I don’t know why, but I find watching, or reading about, other people’s morning or evening routines fascinating and inspiring. Mornings Before quarantine, I watched a variety of morning routine videos on YouTube because my own routine was very busy. I would wake up at 5.20am, pray/mediate, shower, get dressed and be out the door […]

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Cooking adventures

I have always appreciated the abundance and variety of fresh food and products available to us in Australia. And I appreciate it so much since this pandemic began. We went through a few weeks where we had to make do with whatever was available. We also haven’t bought takeaway since March, and have been eating […]

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Work travel

I travelled a lot in my old job. It was interesting to see different cities. Although to be honest, most Australian cities look the same. And you never really see more than out the window during the taxi ride to the hotel, the city (which looks like every other Australian city), the boardroom for the […]

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A Sunday Well Spent

Waking up without an alarm. Meditating with the warm sun streaming in through the windows. A long breakfast at The Vintage Pantry in Dural. A late lunch followed by biscuits and tea on the balcony, watching the kookaburras in the garden. As they say – a Sunday well spent brings a week of content.

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‘When Breath Becomes Air’ by Paul Kalanithi

I heard all about this book at the time it was published through the blog A Cup of Jo (which is run by Paul Kalanithi’s  sister-in-law). But it sounded intense so I didn’t buy it. Then I started reading a few pages at a bookstore in San Fran’s Ferry Building on holidays in 2016. I […]

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