Buckwheat granola

The Easter weekend came and went and it was a very relaxed affair. For once, I didn’t jump on a plane the moment the bank holiday weekend kicked in. Instead, the Italian and I decided to take it easy at home, in our flat.

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Carrot cake

It’s been far too long since I paid WordPress any attention. Things have been quite full on since January, which is when I found out that I had a new job! So fast forward a month or two and I here I am, a brand new employee, getting to grips with a new company. I can tell you it’s quite exciting and my head is spinning from 4 weeks of onboarding. Not to mention using a Mac (I don’t care what people say, they are not intuitive).

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica. The amazing trip in November and December feels so distant now. I look out of the window and it’s pretty much grey every day. It’s still dark when I wake up and it’s dark when I come home from work. How different from the days in Costa Rica, where the sun was high up in the sky at 7am and you were woken up at 5am because the first sunrays, were already calling for your attention.

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The roadtrip: Norcia

The last leg of our fantastic roadtrip ended in Norcia. Actually, technically it ended in Rome with a wedding, but by then the exploration bit of the journey was over. Norcia is a very, very small town in the Umbrian mountains. For those who are into their salumi, know that this is the birth place of sausages and cured meats.

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