Turning up the quiet in Mykonos!

Turning up the quiet in Mykonos!

Famed for its idyllic beaches and animated nightlife, Mykonos continues to draw huge crowds from around the world. The island’s beach parties (Paradise, Paranga and the like) make it a top international hotspot for upscale partygoers’ carousing. Whether it’s solitude or partying; shallow waters or pounding surf that allures you, Mykonos is an enchanting wonderland [...]

Simple Bran Muffins

Simple Bran Muffins

If baking is any labour at all, it’s a labour of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation. – Regina Brett Para mí, baking is therapy and today it's simply whipping up a batch of bran muffins. Nothing like a home baked, fresh out of the oven muffin. It’s a healthy breakfast [...]

Swimming against the current

Swimming against the current

  “More than sex, more than faith, even more than its usher, death, grief is unspoken, publicly ignored, except for those moments at the funeral that are over too quickly.” – Anna Quindlen Unspoken but not devoid of feeling in the hearts of those left behind. The gift of life demands that we take back [...]

Letting Go … Minimalismo!

Letting Go … Minimalismo!

"I want to live simply. I want to sit by the window when it rains and read books I’ll never be tested on. I want to paint (capture, create, commune) because I want to, not because I’ve got something to prove. I want to listen to my body, fall asleep when the moon is high [...]

Sun-kissed in Santorini!

Sun-kissed in Santorini!

Whilst some travel destinations do not live up to one's expectations, Santorini is certainly not one. You actually get to see what you’ve been hoping for. With a brief stop in Athens, followed by Mykonos (that’s for another post), my travel partner and I finally reached the famous volcanic island, Santorini. We sojourned in its [...]

Prayer, a way of life!

Prayer, a way of life!

Prayer is beyond any question the highest activity of the human soul. – Martyn Lloyd-Jones We live in a fast-paced, disruptive world and this can impede our prayer life. On days where my quiet time with God is rushed or worse omitted, I feel out of sorts and my day runs amok. The onus is [...]

Cacao-licious Smoothie

Cacao-licious Smoothie

Cacao is the raw, pure form of chocolate. This super food is believed to be the highest source of antioxidants of all foods. Since it’s so high in antioxidants, it’s an excellent go-to for healthy, beautifully glowing skin and hair. Cacao is known to nourish and repair hair and skin. Now, who wouldn't want that! [...]

Beauty for ashes

Beauty for ashes

He will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair. – Isaiah 61:3 In this world, we will encounter pain, loss and suffering. Not one person is exempt from trials and tribulations. As for me, adversity and suffering revealed itself to me at a tender [...]