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People and their stories

I love connecting with people. I have always taken for granted the ease with which I do this, and the enjoyment I get out of it. In the last 20 months it has been much more difficult to connect with people for me. The lockdowns made it physically...

When life hits you

I sit on the plane on my way to Athens, with my kids, listening to my favourite country songs, on my daughter’s birthday. I look up and see a little girl aged roughly 4 or 5 months old – smiling and looking around. It is an image that fills me...

“Start writing again mummy.”

My daughter told me a couple of weeks that I should start writing again. I’ve thought about it and attempted a couple of times. The truth is much of what I’ve written in the past few months has been full of swearing. I don’t know...

Who do you know: a shameless plug

Last month I watched a movie that inspired me to write more. I set myself a challenge to write a blog post a day for a month. I managed 27 posts in 31 days and thoroughly enjoyed sitting down to write something meaningful each day. I also really...

Becoming a Greek: names, dates and places revisited

I’m afraid Greek bureaucracy has been a less than pleasant experience in my life. My first encounter with the Greek public services had me walking home in tears. Subsequently I have been ignored, spoken rudely to, and even shouted at in Greece, when...

Make – up relearned: part 2

 So in the last blog post I wrote about wanting to relearn how to do my make – up. I found that my it was not looking right, after the Boots Natural Collection powder I had used for, like, a thousand years, was discontinued. I also found I...

Trusted Greek Vegan Recipes: Part 2

Today, I thought I would tell you about another ‘go to’ recipes for plant based eating. It is called Briam. Like the lentils, it is easy, simple and tasty – my favourite kind of dish! The only slight difference is that I find this...

Every item has a story

Today I spent the day sorting through items in my house, getting ready to move. It’s really not my favourite thing to do, and I find it quite difficult. So, after 10 hours of working hard, I was very proud of myself for actually getting...

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