Veganuary Brownies

I’ve learned a lot about veganism over the past few months – it would be a lie to say I am a vegan but I’ve become more aware about the things I eat and use. I would say, in some ways,  I have become more ethical but I won’t pretend and say I’m perfect. I […]

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Diwali On Call

Just like that, another year has flown by…can you believe Christmas is nearly here? Of course, there is Diwali to celebrate first! I celebrated it by spending my time walking up and down the hospital or tending to people in the Emergency Department. Since I knew I would be away from home this year, I […]

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It’s a Boy!

A reason to get the arts and crafts going again arrived – mainly because one of my best friends reminded me that I could just make a card instead of buying one (!).  Congrats to a lovely lady on the birth of her beautiful baby boy… What you’ll need: Plain square white card Blue polka […]

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Rangoli 2016

Happy Dhanteras and Happy Diwali! It’s that time of year again! This year, I tried my rather unpractised hand at a little Ganesh rangoli. I was contemplating switching to slate and chalk to make life somewhat easier, but why give in to a bit of imperfectly placed coloured sand? I’m glad I stuck with it […]

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The Mehndi 

When I was much younger (think less than 10 years old), I made it a personal ambition to be able to apply mehndi or henna. I took a few lessons whilst on holiday in India. It meant making my own mehndi, to the cones, and then finally learning how to control the mehndi and simple […]

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