Beers and tapas: on food and why we eat

I often get asked why food is so important for my folks. By my folks they mean “the Spaniards”. And by them I mean the […]

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40th Birthday Gift Ideas: Funny Greeting Cards

Here are a few card ideas for those friends of yours turning 40 (providing they have humour): FOR HIM           FOR HER […]

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Fab Book Quotes: Dorian Gray

“A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. I have not one who is a fool.”     “I make a […]

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Mum and Dad, in 2018 give less and teach more, please

  There is a silent tragedy developing in our homes and it concerns our most precious beloved ones: our children. Never in the past 15 […]

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On Embracing Wrinkles at (almost) 40

I was looking through my social media this weekend and realised that there is not a single photo of my female friends in there, where […]

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The Good Habit: Get Some Sleep

Being overall happier requires energy, but this does not come unless we recharge sleeping. I realised how important sleep really is, when my kids were […]

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On Instragram, teenage girls and the social media charade

My friend Lisa came over on Sunday and with her, her two teenage daughters, ages 12 and 15. Whilst we were enjoying a G&T over […]

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About Vulnerability

Over the weekend I read an interesting article. It dealt with vulnerability and showed a few columnist´s views on this rather abstract topic. All opinions […]

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Why turning 40 is great

So you are (almost) 40 and feeling great? You absolutely should! If you have managed to get to this age in decent shape and condition, the […]

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