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Leave a light on

Tonight (and/or tomorrow, because the Celtic day ran from sunset to sunset) is Imbolg, a festival of light in the dark of winter. Normally a bright and hopeful celebration for me, this year it's tinged by the dark and stinking spector of brexit. Tonight I will lose my European citizenship. Against my will and due… Continue reading Leave a light on

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Sex sells – a view from the other side

These ads are unbelievably sexy. Also, very powerful and thought-provoking. When I first saw them the other day, after "Fwoar!", I thought "Ha! In yo face objectifying male-chauvinist pigs!". Seeing them today I thought (fwoar! again) THIS is why women's bodies have for so long been used in advertising! When it's not a woman being… Continue reading Sex sells – a view from the other side

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Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

This is both poetic and practical. I read the original post years ago but found it again today and felt it was worth sharing. A surprisingly wonderful article for a site named 'Business Insider' - there are pie charts... and Venn diagrams! 12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting Jessica Hagy, Contributor Jul. 24, 2014, It's easy… Continue reading Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

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Recipe – chocolate peanut butter bliss balls

Oh. My. Goodness. Have you discovered bliss balls yet? I just made these amazing, tasty wee chocolate balls in about 10 minutes flat. They're super yummy but contain only good things (mostly). I started with this excellent recipe from Play Bake Smile but, as is usual for me, didn't quite have all the necessary ingredients. I'd rather not have added… Continue reading Recipe – chocolate peanut butter bliss balls