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Pre-Season Ski Training

This autumn has been stunning out in the Alps. After a hot and dry summer, the colours have been breathtaking. Combined with endless days of clear blue skies, glorious sunshine and warm temperatures it has meant that we have been able to continue cycling, running, hiking and enjoying all that the mountains have to offer. 1,436 more words

Balancing Life

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Tart

Last week I promised to make a dessert for dinner at a friend’s house. Continuing with the theme of combining chocolate and salted caramel (not oats…) I decided to make a tart, inspired by millionaire shortbread. 679 more words

Balancing Life

Oats: Recipe No.5

Pecan and Maple Syrup Granola – a crunchy blend of goodies to eat for breakfast or a snack.

Pecans, like many nuts, are rich in minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants which make them a very nutritious addition to your diet. 346 more words

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Chocolate Shortbread with Salted Caramel

If you thought I was being all too healthy and that my recipes were lacking some gluttonous, chocolate based recipe, then fear not! (Dad , I know you are reading this and these are coming home today – I won’t make you eat dried fruit infused biscuits with ‘bird food’) I now provide you with a cheeky treat which tastes awesome and is very moreish. 371 more words

Balancing Life

Sheep Dogs, Soccer, and Fun: How Leisure Prepares Us For Work

have two yellow Labs, but I’m thinking of purchasing a sheep dog.

I’m coaching my daughter’s soccer team, which consists of a bunch of five- and six-year-olds running every which way. 487 more words

Letters From Memphis

A Little Bit of Life Updates

Hey Everyone! So as you’ve probably noticed, I haven’t posted anything in a looooooong time. I profusely apologize, because I love this blog and I love writing posts for you guys, BUT life as a female in Grade 11 has been a bit cray and I thought I would update you guys on what’s going during today’s post!! 321 more words


Journalism vs. Creative Writing

When I took journalism in 11th grade, it turned out that it wasn’t about writing—it was about getting advertisements from local businesses to pay for everyone else who did. 426 more words

Creative Writing