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I’ve done a fair bit of soul searching, plenty of reading and working on self improvement. Thich Nhat Hanh is truly a peace guru. This is a very easy and digestible read and reaching deep to find our own inner Buddha, practising loving kindness. “Ending violence in yourself, your family, your community and the world.” […]

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I’ve always believed that certain books have a time and place of coming into your lives. There are books I’ve read over a decade ago and didn’t enjoy, but picking them up over 10 years later, I have a completely different perspective, enjoying it in many ways I couldn’t a decade ago. I’ve had Michael […]

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Less is more, we hear it all the time from design aesthetics to presentation content. But the same applies to daily life necessities and I’ve been working hard to let go of stuff, feelings, people who don’t/no longer serve any purpose, but instead drag out all drama and issues. How much do we really need? […]

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I’ve followed Shannon’s blog for over a year now and always inspired by her posts, keeping busy and plenty of the great outdoor photos. Head over to her blog to check out her posts and photos. :) Here’s a little Q&A with Shannon Hall! 1. Could you tell us a little about yourself? I’m Shannon […]

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I am starting a series interviewing chef wives as part of my on-going series of #marriedtoachef to learn from and share how all these other amazing women from all over the world in similar situations are doing. From conquering their fears, pushing their boundaries and making it work at the merciless schedule of their chef […]

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Such a poignant great read, I finished it in a couple of hours. I have been a JW fan for years and have in fact read all of her books. The first being Oranges are not the only fruits, that I related to at so many levels as an angry adolescent in my late teens… […]

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I’ve shifted gears the last couple of weeks, put in a fair amount of time into doing more of what I love and learning lots of new skills from figuring out coding to fix bugs on this blog to sewing and finally baking a kick ass pizza and flourless chocolate cake that the Michelin starred […]

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“Leaning in” is such a catch phrase these days I catch people using it often and sometimes out of context, like how feminism is thrown around by brands and advertising like a trending buzzword that perverted the meaning of the word and deviate quite far from the principles. There have been so many mixed reviews […]

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I have fallen behind reading as well as I have been knee deep wading through emails and alot of work. Looking forward to sharing a piece I did on Shanghai Art Deco for Lonely Planet really soon, and say tuned for March 2016’s Travel + Leisure, I contributed a piece on Macau design. This book […]

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The year and today has ran away from me with so much to do and so little time. But I am going to live a little and finish up today’s blog post which has been on my agenda! Well Top 15 wasn’t easy because there were so many great moments, here are 15 that come […]

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