Month: January 2019

Barely a Functioning Human Being

Usually, whenever Leander gets sick (which has been more often than usual over the last 6 months) I’ve gotten off the hook. Last week, I was not so lucky. He came down with fevers and headaches first, and after a couple of days, it hit me just as hard. For days I barely felt like a functioning human being. I…

One Day in December by Josie Silver 📚 BOOK REVIEW

I listen to an audiobook version of One Day in December on Audible.  Genre: Fiction, Romance, Contemporary Publisher: Random House Audio (audiobook) Originally published: October 16th, 2018 Pages: 416 (paperback) Audiobook length: 10 Hours 27 Minutes Blurb by the publisher: Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn’t exist. After all, life isn’t a scene from the movies, is it? But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy winter’s day, she sees a man…

My Favorite Tomato Salad 🌱 RECIPE (VEGAN)

I love food that’s affordable and easy to prep, and recently I’ve been all about tomato salad. I tried a few different combinations of greens, but I keep coming back to this one. The ratios on the vegetables I use in my salad differs depending on what I’ve got in my fridge. But for this batch, I used about 15…

The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho 📚 BOOK REVIEW

I read a Norwegian hardback version of The Witch of Portobello. Genre: Fiction Publisher: Bazar Forlag (Norwegian edition) Originally published: September, 2006 Pages: 319 (hardback) Audiobook length: 8 Hours and 14 Minutes Blurb by the publisher: Paulo Coelho, one of the world’s best-loved storytellers, is back with a riveting novel tracing the mysterious life and disappearance of Athena dubbed `the Witch of Portobello’, which was a top ten Sunday Times bestseller in hardback.…

The World is Filled With Noise!

We are surrounded by it! I’m not talking about loud music or crazy neighbors (although some of you out there might be surrounded by that as well) no, I’m talking about the noises of expectations. All those voices, faces and adds that constantly tries to tell us how to live our lives, what kind of careers we should have, how…

Insomnia Baking – SHORT STORY

One night at the beginning of a new year, a body lay tossing and turning for hours in bed. She searched for the path into dreamland, but every direction she took led her to dark places of worries and thoughts. Her body grew restless of the searching, and in all the darkness and silence, she found herself in the safe…

I Get Lonely Too…

I love spending time in my own company. But don’t you get lonely? Of course I do! So, this is a question I often get when I talk about self-love and being single. In a modern world where everyone is in such a rush to find the perfect job, the perfect partner, and to build the perfect life, I find…

Captive in the Dark by C.J. Roberts 📚 BOOK REVIEW

I read a paperback version of Captive in the Dark. This is the first book in the Dark Duet series. Genre: Erotica, Romance Publisher: Neurotica Books Originally published: July 20th 2011 Pages: 253 (Paperback) Blurb by the publisher: Caleb is a man with a singular interest in revenge. Kidnapped as a young boy and sold into slavery by a power-hungry mobster, he has thought of nothing but vengeance. For 12 years he has immersed himself in the world of pleasure slaves searching for…