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Hygge

(PRON. Hooga) The darkest months of cold andĀ bitterness and of lengthy dreariness weigh the limbs and weary the mind. Without the energy and liveliness and light of summer time, what is left behind? Hygge isĀ a Danish concept, which focuses not on the dark, cold aspects of winter, but on the cosy and the luxurious. It’s…… Continue reading Hygge

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Rosie Chai

It’s warm inside which is lucky because it’s cold outside, because the sky’s realised it isn’t summer anymore and maybe it’s sorry for that heatwave which lasted for weeks. There’s smoke in the sky because all the fires are burning and one day we’ll be sorry for that pollution which lasted for centuries. But I…… Continue reading Rosie Chai

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16 Things 2016 Taught Me

1. Better late than never. If your assignment’s 3 days late, still do it. If the soccer match started 5 minutes ago and you’re just pulling up, play extra hard. If you’re 20 minutes late to brunch- thanks your friend for waiting. Actually, just try to stop doing that last one. 2. How to pour…… Continue reading 16 Things 2016 Taught Me

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Night Owl, Early Bird

When your to do list yearns to see the sun wake the world and feel the crisp chill of the morning air, and simultaneously aches to skip to the star strewn late night sky, driving into a dark horizon with the windows down, you face the decision between a late night and an early start.…… Continue reading Night Owl, Early Bird