Monthly Archives: October 2008

Family resemblance??

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Passing it on

The events of last month, sadly, necessitated an urgent departure from London for me and Kolya. Whilst there is not much I’m missing about London, I was sad to abandon the little allotment plot I’d taken over earlier this year. … Continue reading

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On dropping positive judgement

“How did I fail to see it?” I asked a friend recently. “We need to see things As They Are, not As We Want Them To be,” she replied. Later that week, I was given one of those brainteasers where … Continue reading

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Cornucopia

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Quotation on mindfulness

By being with yourself, by watching yourself in daily life With alert interest, With the intention to understand rather than to judge, In full acceptance of whatever may emerge, Because it is there, You encourage the deep to come to … Continue reading

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Two down, one to go

The cousins, and the cousin-to-be…

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Who is Kgalema Motlanthe?

An acquaintance recently broke up with the guy she’s been dating. The reason? He didn’t know that South Africa had a new president. Now, you could hardly blame the guy if he hadn’t heard of Kgalema Motlanthe before he was … Continue reading

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Rob took these great pics this weekend!

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Reasons we’re glad to be back in Cape Town…

(in no particular order)1. Sunny days that are getting longer, not shorter.2. Never having to wait for the 161 or 486 buses. (Or the tube or train.)3. Unlimited cups of tea with warm and wonderful friends.4. Shabbat dinners and lazy … Continue reading

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We’re in print…

For those of you in the UK, Kolya and I are featured in this month’s Practical Parenting magazine, on pages 20-21. Hopefully someone will send us a copy!!

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