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Rest and be thankful: gratitude

(Mosaic floor at the National Gallery, London.) A few years ago I started keeping a very informal gratitude journal.  Life was feeling a bit tough, and I’d read that making time to be aware of things you are grateful for could … Continue reading

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Simple gifts

Sometimes the simplest pleasures are the best.  I usually work long hours, so escaping the office at 5.30pm and spending this evening in the garden with a glass of wine felt extremely decadent.  Dinner included home-grown salad leaves, radishes and … Continue reading

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