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morning walk – daily lives

By | July 16th, 2018|daily life, morning pages, professional|

There was something so nice about walking along some unfamiliar streets in my neighbourhood this morning. It felt oddly intimate to see the peace flags and other decorations on the street frontage and think about the rich smell of ground coffee beans inside and a family rushing to get ready for their commitments in the [...]

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A Sunday journey through music

By | June 3rd, 2018|music, professional|

There is a certain type of music that can have the effect of pouring effervescent soda over a fragile soul. Every album brings me a little closer to balance. It is a process of strengthening and soothing. My adventure started with electronic pop, disco and house. A lovely compilation from Eskimo Music. This feels like [...]

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battered soul – internal experience

By | May 8th, 2018|journal, music, professional, technology|

It is so nice to pour vodka soda and smooth electronica over my battered, aching soul. My job can be stressful sometimes and when I am firing on adrenaline for sometime, there is a come down from that. It leaves my soul in pieces, aching and tired and scattered all over. It is the sort [...]

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love of out and about and ramblings

By | May 5th, 2018|art, daily life, professional|

As soon as I get home, I want to be out in the world again. I am so ANTSY today!! I have to sit still and focus. Assignment to do. Today is a strange day. I am getting so many fleeting impressions of different worlds, particularly the coast. Memories of the 80s there, mixed with [...]

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The people that I associate with – Jam Jar

By | May 2nd, 2018|daily life, interesting people, professional|

There is something about the people that you associate with, enriching your life and lifting you up. My quality of life has definitely improved a lot since I started working at Jam Jar, but it is more than that. It is spending time with people who are used to the finer things in life. There [...]

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Friday night work drinks – heaven is warm and bubbly

By | April 21st, 2018|bars and restaurants, professional, weather|

We were blessed with a warm and balmy Friday and I knew that I was going to have a nice evening of drinks with work people, when they started talking about their penchant for buying cases of wine from nearby wineries. I feel like I am definitely in a good place in the world, with [...]

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nerves before an adventure in the world with friends

By | November 16th, 2017|daily life, design, friends, professional, theatre|

I am a bit nervous about going out tonight. I am going to see some theatre with Maximilien and some other people. We are going to have drinks and dinner beforehand. Work has become so enjoyable, and so incredibly productive, since I have signed up to a few new things, and getting out into the [...]

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