Puy Pariou, Un Puy D’Auvergne

It’s New Years Eve. We’re en France at your neighbour’s place for dinner. The wine flows freely. How can it not? We’re in Cannes. I’m sitting there thinking, when a pleasant elderly gentleman offers to fill my wine glass, but I decline saying you’ll fill it for me. He then offers to keep me company

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Love you more than cake

‘Malaysia, let’s go to Malaysia.’ ‘What, why?’ ‘Because I want Kek Lapis Sarawak.’ ‘Have it imported.’ ‘But I want to learn how to make it too. Let’s go, pleeease…’ But we didn’t go. Malaysia beckons from a distance, but for now we pretend our ears are closed. Well, the boss wouldn’t give us leave anyway.

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The Horse Runner – Nick Turner

Came across this interesting article about Nick Turner, an artist who takes nude portrait of himself with horses. Born in 1983 in Boston, Turner preferred the company of horses to his school classmates in France. He grew up wanting to be a part of tribe of horses, and to understand his primal instincts. Turner is

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Surviving Life

Stumbled across this video from BBC One in the Planet Earth II series. It shows a newly born iguana being chased by snakes. So many snakes, and yet it fights for life and survives. Much like our life! Everyday we are faced with so many situations and choices that either help us grow stronger or

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Valentine’s Day!

So Valentine’s Day is coming up, and everyone is planning a special something for their special someone. Well, not everybody. There are those of us who don’t have a special someone yet or anymore. We’ve had our hearts broken, we’ve loved the ones we thought were ‘the ones’, and we lost them. Or we’ve broken

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