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The Squatters of Xiashan

I was walking to the bank on a sunny afternoon when I noticed a gap in the hedge. In fact, I had not consciously taken note of the hedge until I had noticed the gap, but the gap made me instantly aware of how very long and impenetrable the hedge was, how clearly it was saying “we do not want you to see what is behind!” The gap spoke to me, “come, have a look,” it said. 1.954 more words


DIY: Stenciled Throw Pillow

Before Christmas, I put a teaser on Instagram for a DIY I was working on, and promised a forthcoming tutorial on the blog. It’s taken me three months, but I am FINALLY making good on that promise. 562 more words


Mostly Mary & All Mary

Mostly Mary / All Mary
Gwynedd Rae and Clara Vulliamy
Egmont Publishing
Oh joy; two books I loved as a child, borrowing them frequently from the library, now reissued; and re-imagined by the wonderful Clara Vulliamy: I can think of no better person to bring fresh zest to these timeless beauties than Clara with her gently humorous touch. 281 more words


When things get overwhelming, what do you do?

When you get tired of everyone around you, when you get tired of your routine, when you get tired of waiting, when you get tired of studying or working, when you get tired of providing for your family, when you get tired of being brave, when you get tired of consecutive disappointments, when you get tired of being scared, when you get tired of worrying or thinking, when you get tired of expecting, when you get tired… of life…what do you do? 272 more words



19th of February, 2017 — We conquered Mt. Mag-Asawang Bato in Tingloy, Batangas.

With just a stick, bottle of water and a pair of cheap slippers, I was able to surpass an hour hike. 129 more words


Masasa Getaway

Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.

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