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My relationship with my body has changed. I used to consider it as a servant who should obey, function, give pleasure. In sickness, you realise that you are not the boss. It is the other way around. / Federico Fellini /

How many of us have experienced this? We push our bodies to their limits. We think we are indestructible. We think we are eternal. The reality is that our bodies can only take so much. Drinking, smoking, poor food choices, stress, exposure to toxins, strenuous physical activity, lack of sleep…these all contribute to our bodies eventually screaming out. “STOP” Much like Federico Fellini, my relationship with my body has changed. I have absolutely pushed my body beyond it’s limits, and…

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Pills – love them or hate them?

I have a love hate relationship with pills. I recall coming home after my gall bladder operation and I felt excruciating pain like nothing before and all I needed was for it go away, so I could rest and recover. The problem was that by taking the painkillers I was in minimal pain; however, I was hallucinating and couldn’t sleep as a side effect. I stopped taking them after 8 days of no sleep (plus I had started seeing some…

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Nature’s beauty inspires me all over the world, as it’s so different everywhere you go. Architecture, accessibility, altitude, climate … so many factors influence what we see.⠀ Travelling over the years to many parts of the world has taught me a lot. Mainly to be grateful for where I live, and for the gift the rest of the world is to each of us.⠀ Flashing back to 1998 on my trip to Lucerne, Switzerland where I experienced this magical bridge…

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Juliet’s gift to me.

My daughter gave me such a beautiful gift this morning. This incredible sunrise. Plus a lesson in looking for the positive wherever possible. Though sometimes it’s hard. 🙈 If it wasn’t for her waking early, I would have missed it. Normally, I bitch and moan about resettling her at 5am. 😫 After going to bed at midnight, five hours sleep is just not enough for me. Especially after months of it. But today, in my zombie one eye open, walk through…

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Greenery – new beginnings 2017

Do you love the colour Greenery?⠀ In our design studio, we focus a lot on colour. And this month is a special one, as Pantone released the 2017 colour of the year, Greenery. According to Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Colour Institute, “It symbolises the reconnection we seek with nature, one another and a larger purpose.”⠀ It got me thinking.⠀ ⠀ With 2017 only a few weeks away, it’s a time for reflection on the year past and…

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Oliver’s Real Food – a certified organic fast food chain

 OMG A certified organic fast food chain. Yep, it’s REAL people. Are you like me and have driven around feeling hungry and thought, I’d just love to get some fast food that wasn’t the usual crap? I have … plenty of times … and I kept dreaming as I paid for some soggy Maccas salad option. Enter Oliver’s Real Food. Now, I haven’t had the pleasure of trying Oliver’s yet, as unfortunately, there aren’t any stores located near me yet…

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