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Bodhi is both a Pali and a Sanskrit word meaning awakened, formed from the root word budh (to awake, become aware, notice, know or understand). Buddha having attained enlightenment, while sitting under the Bodhi … Continue reading

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Where’s Home?

They say ‘home is where your heart is’, but what does that mean anyway? That ‘home’ is with the person or place you love the most? I’ve had many physical homes … Continue reading

22/10/2014 · 5 Comments

How to say ‘delicious’ in Chinese

‘Oishi’ in Japanese, ‘deliciex’ in French, ‘delicioso’ in Spanish…. easy right? Not until you’ve tried it in Chinese… haha. Here my sweet cousin Tessa gives it a bash with a little … Continue reading

20/10/2014 · 2 Comments

How We Did Palawan

My mom and I spent a magical week in Palawan in July. Here’s how we did it, how we got around, where we stayed, some tips and some of our … Continue reading

12/08/2014 · 1 Comment

The Place That Stole My Heart

I spent the last week in a very special place, with a very special person (my mama) in a little town tucked away on an island in Northern Palawan, Philippines. … Continue reading

31/07/2014 · 6 Comments

Organic Fare at Dry Goods Market

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love going to the Dry Goods Market just off Jianguo 3rd Road, it’s a real treat full of traditional fare and it’s cheap, cheap, cheap. … Continue reading

20/06/2014 · 4 Comments

A Time To Let Loose

  This Friday’s upcoming full moon in fun-loving Sagittarius should be called the party moon, and not the strawberry moon as it’s known in the U.S. In contrast to New … Continue reading

11/06/2014 · Leave a comment

Wisdom from a Tree

I got chased out my apartment this morning by very loud drilling resonating from downstairs. There was just no way I could meditate at home, so I got dressed and … Continue reading

15/05/2014 · 10 Comments

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

I woke up yesterday morning feeling like I’d been on a nostalgic road trip with my ex. This was no regular ex, but the love of my life, my ex-fiance. my best buddy. … Continue reading

03/05/2014 · 6 Comments

Update on ‘A Month Without Facebook’

So I did it, a whole month without Facebook, and to be honest it felt good. It wasn’t nearly as hard as I thought it would be and I was … Continue reading

26/04/2014 · 1 Comment

Put Me In Your Suitcase…

Let me help you pack ‘Cause you’re never coming backNo, you’re never coming backCook me in your breakfastAnd put me on your plate‘Cause you know I taste greatYeah, you know … Continue reading

09/04/2014 · 5 Comments

Hanging at ‘always a+’ Cafe

I love finding new cafes to hang out at, and since I’ve moved to my new hood, the Cultural Centre area in Kaohsiung, I’ve been lucky enough to come across … Continue reading

29/03/2014 · 1 Comment

A Month Without Facebook

Well 7 days so far, and counting. Inspired by Leo Babauta of Zen Habit’s “A Year of Living Without” blogs I decided to take on the challenge. He is one of … Continue reading

25/03/2014 · 10 Comments

Food. Shelter. Love.

What else do you need? I really enjoyed this recent Ted Talk by Mathias Lefebvre (aka Piano Man). His message is simple yet profound. And although it sounds idealistic and completely impossible … Continue reading

23/03/2014 · 3 Comments

The Power of ‘Shreem’

I’ve started doing my daily mantra meditation again and it feels good. Having experimented with  different mantras over the years, I seem to be pulled back to the one that … Continue reading

12/03/2014 · 6 Comments

Taste Totally

I’ve been thinking a lot about balance lately… mostly how I can get more of it in my life. The thing is, it seems balance can’t be forced. After all, … Continue reading

06/03/2014 · 2 Comments

Banana Coconut Millet Porridge

Today is the first day since I’ve been living in Kaohsiung that I’ve started to feel the Winter chills. My morning smoothie just wouldn’t cut it this morning. Time for some wholesome, … Continue reading

28/11/2013 · 1 Comment

Easy Guide to Oil Pulling

I thought I’d share a quick and easy guide to Oil Pulling as I find there is so much information out there, that it can be a little overwhelming. My previous … Continue reading

21/10/2013 · 7 Comments

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