dark chocolate, roasted pistachio + cardamom biscotti

Italy was one of the first European countries that I ever set foot in, at nineteen years old. I wrote so many stories in those streets – memories layered upon memories – and collected so many moments (a few of which are immortalised in the archives of my blog). Those moments are still with me […]

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an apothecary for the season

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It’s arrived, in this hemisphere at least. Winter. There’s something poetic about winter. Life is trembling on the branches. The mornings are colder, the days shorter. As a seasonal melancholy sets in, the weeks have been equally marked by days spent meditating on the rain drops that persistently run down our glass window panes, and […]

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a retreat into the wilderness

I am, on some fundamental level, a homebody with a wandering heart. When I’m not learning the contours and whispered stories of a new place abroad, I’m intoxicated by the quiet joy and beauty of everyday moments at home. I am always wandering; I am always home. This little trip to Tassie has been persistently […]

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the grounding simplicity of sourdough

We have always baked bread in our home but it used to have to ebb and flow with the busyness of our schedules. Until this year – when home and work and rest and play all blurred together in a surreal landscape of golden fog and ominous shadow, stretching indefinitely into the horizon. In this […]

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a prayer for tired hearts

I’ve always felt a deep affinity with the changing of the seasons but this winter, more than ever, I’ve felt the yearning of my soul, my body and the earth for the promised first breaths of spring and all that she brings. This month, as spring begins to unfold, I can feel the dancing sunshine, […]

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