When I bought a house in a small village near the Kis Balaton in Western Hungary, I only ever intended it to be a weekend/holiday getaway. But village life has worked its magic and now I find it hard to leave.

2017 Grateful 1

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Hard to believe that another year is almost over. As I watched…
Zala Springs

2017 Grateful 4

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I'm lazy. I can be very lazy. And sometimes my CBA attitude has…

Still unpacking

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Nearly ten years after I first posted on this blog, I'm still…

The masquerade of charity

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I was in Serbia earlier this week and while there, had a few…

2017 Grateful 47

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There was mad panic in my house this evening. I lost a week.…

Peeved, piqued, and petulant

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The older I get, the more people annoy me. More specifically,…

White walls and Madeline Ludtke

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I have a thing for white walls. Or, more precisely, I have thing…

Letting go

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'Two teardrops were floating down the river of life. One asked…

Hitting the spot

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Where has the summer gone? Is it my imagination or is time flying…