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Week in review: 9 – 15 January 2017

I am a huge fan of long weekends. This one day more makes such a big difference for me because it gives me much extra time. I sleep in every day and start slowly. Yesterday morning I had my first coffee while still lying in bed. And my second coffee shortly afterwards in Boston’s Public […]

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Recipe: Octopus in tomato wine sauce

The one reason why I would ever prefer Greece to Turkey is the octopus. In Turkey you can only find cold octopus pieces in one kind of salad, but in Greece … oh that’s a totally different thing. In Greece they grill them, they boil them, they make salad out of them. If I were […]

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Winter in Boston 2017

Winter has arrived in Boston. Recently I was afraid this was never going to happen. We had warm 5 to 10 °C – which totally contradicted Canavar’s very thick winter coat. Then the West Coast got tons of snow last week; Istanbul did; Boston did not. But when I finished work on Friday, my smartphone […]

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Week in review: 2 – 8 January 2017

We’ve made it through the first week of January. Let me tell you that I wasn’t very motivated to start work again on Monday, esp. since New Year’s Day was observed then in the US. That is something I love about the US: Every holiday that is on the weekend is observed on the following […]

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Beauty: November & December 2016 empties

For a while I just threw the packages away once I had emptied a beauty product. But I like to read the empties posts on other blogs. And when I collect them, it also motivates me to first use up one product before using another. My biggest problem though is using up makeup products. It […]

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