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Monday Morning Musing #68 – the gift of experience

Earlier this month, Terri Colby wrote in Forbes magazine that we should give experiences rather than physical gifts this festive season. She claims, “Gifts of experiences, not things, will keep on giving long after the holidays.” I would agree. Experiences are much better value for money and very Marie Condo. To start with, there is… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #68 – the gift of experience

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Monday Morning Musings #61 my tribe

Dear Terry Anne You write of gardening and how that roots you in a place. You write of receiving a call from afar and changing on a dime to wish to be somewhere else. You go on to say that you are resigning yourself to believe that it will be this way forever. I know.… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #61 my tribe

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Monday Morning Musings #57 – plugging back in

I have a confession to make. Despite being back in The Hague for two and a half years now, despite this being a familiar place, despite living in a house we actually own, we are still not feeling settled. Notice how I said ‘we’? Ian feels the same. All this time and yet we are… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #57 – plugging back in

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Monday Morning Musing #54 – Two white hats, one blue car, lavender and love

By chance, I write this Monday on my birthday... and oh my, we are somewhere quite wonderful! We've been island hopping along the Adriatic Coast and now find ourselves on Korcula. From the broad shady terrace of the Hotel Korcula De Ville, I gaze out to calm seas of azure shallows and cobalt blues. To my left… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #54 – Two white hats, one blue car, lavender and love