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Monday Morning Musing #51 – our first year

I can hardly believe it but a year has gone by since our first Monday Morning Musing. Okay, so we missed one or two along the way, but as this is our 51st blog I’m going to celebrate reaching the Year One mark. So, how far have we come and what’s really been going on… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #51 – our first year

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Monday Morning Musing #47 – where would you put your chair?

My friend, Anel, is a chair-loving South African artist living close to The Hague.  She loves chairs so much that she bought 40 tall ladder-backs from her church and has challenged herself to paint each seat differently. She has s a gold chair on her business card and another on the sign outside her house.… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #47 – where would you put your chair?

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Monday Morning Musing #45 – Blissnost

It’s just over two years since we left Kuala Lumpur to return to The Hague. As I write this Ian and I are 10 days into a trip down memory lane. ‘Mum and Dad’s Victory Lap’ the boys call it and though I am not quite sure what race we might have won, what we… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #45 – Blissnost

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Monday Morning Musing #28 – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Perhaps it was apt that the sun was hiding behind foggy clouds, a rarity in our small mountain city. As one of the sunniest places in Canada, the sun is an almost constant friend. But that afternoon as I strolled the pedestrian-friendly downtown of Kimberley, the monochrome hues enticed me to notice other details. At… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #28 – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

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Monday Morning Musings #27 – Rediscovering my mojo

Enough was enough. In the 11th month of this rubbish year it was time to call a halt to the pity party and haul that mojo of mine up out of the doldrums, polish it up and return to real life. It all started one Saturday three weeks ago when I woke up crying and… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #27 – Rediscovering my mojo