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Dolce Far Niente

Almost my favourite saying in Italian, dolce far niente, translates as the sweetness of doing nothing. It’s not a precise definition, but a variation that sums it up for me. 252 more words

Coaching Psychology

Dolce far Niente

“Dolce far Niente”

Yes, I just spoke Italian. Probably the only Italian words I know aside from peperoni and capuccino. haha.

I came across this phrase yesterday while watching Eat, Pray, Love by Julia Roberts. 513 more words

Random Thoughts

Weekend Wandering

Wandered to Tamborine Mt, in the Gold Coast hinterland this day. Tried to take in the view, but had forgotten the temperature distance to our Village and so felt the cold wind biting without jackets. 103 more words


Sunday lazy

Outside it’s cold and chilly today. After my morning walk I was cold and just want to stay inside. So I do. Looking at apartments to rent in Paris, since we’re planning on going there before our trip to Asia in a few weeks. 79 more words


Living in a whirl

Social whirl, people, positively, a social whirl. One day going to a concert with Petite Fille and another, breakfast with the Ladies who Lunch ; except this time we had a couple of guys with us. 408 more words


back on earth

Hello my darling, little people! The Queen has returned!The sugar high is gradually decreasing.

Daughter2 left on her plane for the west with more than a few tears on both sides, laden with an extra suitcase weighed down with gifts. 451 more words


My inability to do nothing. 

When I get home from work, I quite often try and convince myself to take a break. Take an hour or two and just simply indulge in doing nothing; soak in a bubble bath with a glass of wine, or get completely lost in a classic novel, or if I’m feeling really lazy I might even binge watch a new season. 429 more words