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Neutral Colors Challenge for a Month

It was of course way too early to pack my clothes in late June for our move back to mainland Spain on the first of August. But I had an idea for a self-challenge lurking at the back of my mind and the month of July seemed apt to execute it. I decided to pack my colorful clothes first […]

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Snapshots from Envigado, Colombia

The authorities in Envigado, the home town of Pablo Escobar, are working hard to get rid of his memory. But it is a complex and difficult task due to the long history of the relaxing reputation of a certain plant. Anyway, this was not the reason why my husband and I decided to visit the […]

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Stepping into Personal Styling

All of us are born with a strong need to be appreciated, accepted, and included. But as we grow older, we tend to get stuck in daily toil and routines that drain us of confidence and self-worth. It amazes me how easy it is to forget our need to be seen as we deserve. I […]

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A Small Reflection on Beauty and Personal Style

I have always been fascinated by fashion and personal stylists. I am now learning more about the profession and it is nice to discover that there are a lot of possibilities to create a better version of myself 🙂  Beauty and style can be good tools in building confidence for most of us. But it […]

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Swimming Pools by the Wild Atlantic

El Hierro’s volcanic coast is shaped by strong winds and waves that are almost never at rest.  But calm natural pools appear now and then and make it easy to swim whatever the weather is. Some of these are facilitated for the public and are among the most spectacular bathing places in Spain.  © Photos […]

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A Short Return to El Hierro – the Remotest of the Canary Islands

I had an exciting moment some days ago on a trip to my favorite Canary Island, El Hierro. I discovered that it felt like home when we arrived. Maybe we will end up here one day and here are some of the reasons.  I wrote a little about El Hierro during the three months we spent […]