5 Things You Are Glad You Bought

5 Things Tuesday After the pandemic and during the current geopolitical situation inflation is on an upward spiral. This leads you to evaluate more carefully what you spend on. It seems like a good idea to do a couple of 5things posts on shopping decisions. Today I ask you to list 5 Things You Are Glad You Bought Here’s my list: My Smart phone It … Continue reading 5 Things You Are Glad You Bought

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5 “Cheat Day” Foods

5 Things Tuesday In current times, the concept of a Chrat Day has become quite popular among dieters. They “eat clean” six days a week and then eat their favourite high calorie “forbidden ” food on the seventh. I personally do not like this idea very much. It is far more enjoyable to have a little of what you fancy when you want rather than … Continue reading 5 “Cheat Day” Foods

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5 Things Taken For Granted

I try to keep the mood light for 5ThingsTuesday but sometimes the prompt takes a turn for the serious. Today I ask you to list 5 things that you sometimes (or always) take for granted. Here is my list : Myself My health Running hot & cold water The Planet The fact that both my parents were bi-lingual so that I’m fluent in two languages … Continue reading 5 Things Taken For Granted

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5 “Un-finishable” Books

For the past few weeks we have been talking about our favourite books. For 5ThingsTuesday this week, let’s do something different. Let’s list some unfinished or Un-finishable books. Here’s my list: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Maybe I made the attempt to read it too early, I must have been about fourteen or fifteen. I got through the “peace” times and urban settings quite … Continue reading 5 “Un-finishable” Books

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5 Re-readable Books

Re – reading a book that you have enjoyed before is like eating comfort food. You know that you like it and that it will give you the same pleasure that you experienced with it before. I have been reading favourite books and authors to de-stress and unwind for as far as I can remember. These are of necessity light reads like romance or cozy … Continue reading 5 Re-readable Books

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5 Little Things That Cause Big Time Annoyance

One of the things that I love best about blogging is that I can say whatever I want unafraid of being judged. I am lucky to have a very supportive and courteous group of people in my blogging community. Hence I can rant away to my heart’s desire. Often, for 5ThingsTuesday, I enumerate some of my favourite things and ask you to share yours’. Today … Continue reading 5 Little Things That Cause Big Time Annoyance

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5 Things to Repeat to Yourself in 2022

The pandemic has given us plenty of time for self audit and reflection. I have realised that there are some things that I need to keep telling myself : I do enough. I don’t need to be more productive. If I do more than usual I deserve a treat. My needs, desires, likes and dislikes are important. I need to stop putting everyone else before … Continue reading 5 Things to Repeat to Yourself in 2022