I would love to be able to ‘rant’ in another language……

Konninginnedag namiddag en avond …… vervolgd Sometimes the expat ‘slightly disconnected’ life raises it’s ugly head in terms of having to face up to the nastier/niggly/just down right annoying side of life, in a second or even third language. I know, very very well, how to express my annoyance, legal rights and general ‘you’re a … Continue reading

Day 344 – REcircle pops up!

Saturday 10th December 2011. We opened our pop up store today, in the basement of Turtlewings at rue Washington 165, 1050 Brussels.  After an early start to help put the finishing touches in place, the kids started on the graphic support.  We were running a joint project for kids and adults to design and print … Continue reading

Day 332 – Monday Morning Mantra in practice…..

Monday 28th November 2011. Today started with a trip to the Hospital.  Not unexpectedly, luckily, but to check up on where my aches and pains seem to be coming from.  The appointment was via my Doctor, and at a hospital I had never visited before, St Luc in Woluwe St Pierre.  It was one of … Continue reading

Day 293 – etiquette

Ok, not sure about this one (the jury is still out)…. Is it the correct etiquette to buy your wine from a machine by the glass, with a plastic card you pre-load with money? Looks cool and groovy but dangerous……..5 euro a glass bottles sit next to 42 euros a glass! One too many and … Continue reading

Day 290 – Happy Mondays no. 5

♥ keep learning new things Learning affects our well-being in lots of positive ways. It exposes us to new ideas and helps us stay curious and engaged. It also gives us a sense of accomplishment and helps boost our self-confidence and resilience. There are many ways to learn new things – not just through formal … Continue reading

Day 285 – the view from my window……

I am now officially taking it easy.  My stomach flu still rumbles on and having been reprimanded by my Doctor for overdoing it (some call that living life!) and my blood pressure being too high again, I find myself back on new BP tablets with further investigations into my tiredness and aches and pains.  The … Continue reading

Day 284 – all kn*tted up…..

Today I am feeling sad I am sick tired, and aching all over I just want to cocoon * Jo Hamilton via work.place. via  http://thisisnthappiness.com/ via  WurzelTumblr®. * Related articles Day 280 – I need to knit…… (lifewithlizzi.wordpress.com) lead photo by LiseMac on Untitled | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Day 283 – Happy Mondays no. 4

Appreciating Ever felt there must be more to life? Well good news, there is! And it’s right here in front of us. We just need to stop and take notice. Learning to be more mindful and aware can do wonders for our well-being in all areas of life – like our walk to work, the … Continue reading

Day 279 –  Steve Jobs – Here’s to the Crazy Ones…..

Thursday 7.30am, 6th October 2011. I woke up this morning in a hotel room in Dusseldorf, the alarm ringing on my iPhone.  I switched on my Macbook, to catch up with the world, and unplugged my charging iPad and packed it into my handbag.  I am one of the tribe, I admit it, I LOVE … Continue reading

Day 277 – board room meetings (no longer boring), this is the way forward!

Sometimes life needs a slightly renewed focus Sometimes life needs us to take things a little less seriously Sometimes change forced on us, is actually for our own good It felt like that last night, we were alive n’ kicking (and not bored!) at our Board Room meeting at REcircle again, go gang!  Lot’s of … Continue reading