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About foxonthego

Just a mother, a wife, a writer, a professional marketer, amateur photographer, art lover, aspiring beekeeper... dreaming of a citrus grove in Sardinia... let the beauty of what you love be what you do ~ Rumi

Escape route…

Ever have one of those days where you plot and plan your escape route?  I do. Rather frequently. Routine and the Monday to Friday 9-5 is a bore. Luckily the content is sufficiently entertaining that it’s bearable. In any case … Continue reading

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Dizzy dishes…

I don’t usually make new year’s resolutions… it’s a bit burdensome to start the year with that sort of thing but then this year I suddenly thought I really should have more picnics… I love them… spoil myself with quality … Continue reading

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Tall ships…

Off to Poland in a few days for work and memories of a moonlit night, foxtrotting with a Polish naval officer, came flooding back… a fleeting romance… where is he now I wonder… I still have the letters… It was … Continue reading

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Secrets to happiness…

So, TED has curated a little playlist of talks on happiness… Fascinating stuff. All along the continuum between psychography and behaviour… Freedom. Choice. Power of smiling. Less stuff, more happiness. Habit of smiling. Going with the flow. Create aspirations… Check … Continue reading

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Growing life with giraffe…

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. An African proverb I came across today… I like it. Really resonates for me. I think I’ll share it with my boss, the ginger … Continue reading

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Breakfast, lunch and dinner…

‘I fucking love science’ has just busted the goldfish myth! seems they actually have rather amazing memories… reminded me of a few goldfish I once knew… breakfast, lunch and dinner we called them… It was somewhere back in the mid … Continue reading

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Mondays…

Ah Monday… my old friend….  or frenemy, should I say…  Yes, it’s true. We don’t generally get along. It’s not for want of trying. We always start off on the right foot and I don’t know why or how but … Continue reading

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Zuppa, zuppa, zuppa…

oh so delicious on a winter’s eve… all porcini, pancetta and creamy goodness… with a little warm crusty bread… one of my favourites… shame you can’t smell it… I love to cook. I’ve always loved to cook… I thought I … Continue reading

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Living Daylights…

i turned on the television yesterday while busy pottering, free of thoughts of you for a change, only to see Bond in Vienna… the scene in the giant wheel with the cellist… reminded me of you and how we too … Continue reading

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Having it all…

Naomi Wolf is asking today who today’s female role models are… difficult one, isn’t it?! There are some real shining stars at the moment… Hilary Clinton is growing on me for example…  even women like Angelina Jolie and Victoria Beckham … Continue reading

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