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Tranquility? Certainly not always….

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

A good friend of mine who lives in England and who reads my blog recently asked me if my life is really as tranquil as it seems. Oh I laughed, I really laughed when I heard that. I guess it’s time to redress the balance. Actually I think the fact that I’m always seeking tranquility […]

Slow and steady

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

It’s hot today. Summer finally arrived. My big race is a month away now, so Andrea and I headed out early for a long training run. We kept to the woods – the Erlenbachertobel down to the Lake of Zürich, then along the lake to Küsnacht and up the Küsnachtertobel and home. A Tobel is a […]

Close your eyes and you will see clearly….

Monday, June 28th, 2010

I’ve taken a yoga class on Monday morning for years. Sometimes I really have to force myself to go. There are mornings when even sorting laundry looks attractive. I always enjoy it when I do make it, but it’s actually physically pretty hard work and sometimes on Mondays I just want to stay home and […]

Embossed Leaves Socks

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Thanks to all the football I’ve been watching the house and garden have gone to hell in a handbasket (as we in England say), but my socks have been progressing – pace dependent on the level of excitement of whichever game I am watching. A couple of the games over the last few days have […]

Back on track again

Friday, June 25th, 2010

I still don’t know what was up with me yesterday. Such an aimless day. Today though I woke up and at least knew what I had to do. A good run in the sunshine with my running buddies, a hot shower, a good cup of Nespresso coffee and some sewing. What is it about working […]