Piece of Paradise

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As you can read on my last post a beach makes me happy.

That is mainly because – for me – a beach has to have palm trees and I loooove them.

I have had the great opportunity to go to a beach in the north of Mallorca.

I saw many palm trees , all different ones:

short palm trees

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tall palm trees

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thin palm trees

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thick palm trees

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romantic palm trees….

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and I love them all, I just wanted to hug them all!

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I’ll leave you with some other beautiful breath taking views:

 

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50 Things that make me happy

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I have met a young lady Alysia on the blogosphere

and her lovely blog has a list which I loved

so I thought I do mine here:

50 Things that make me happy:

 

1. My garden

2. Cappuccino

3. Travels

4. Holidays

5. My friends

6. Flowers

7. Music

8. Coffee shops

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9. Sleep

10. The films of  “Ice age”

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11. Blogging

12. Making jewellery

13. Knitting

14. Tidying and decluttering

15. Spring

16. New shoots on a plant

17. Thomas, my cat

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18. Crocheting

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19. Meeting friends

20. Dancing

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21. Smiling

22. Beach

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23. Inspirational quotes

24. Blue sky

25. Window shopping

26. Hugging

27. Salads

28. Strawberries, specially my home grown ones

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29. Swimming

30. Singing

31. Going for a walk along the river

32. My family

33. Colours

34. Warm Summer evenings

35. Peaceful early mornings

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36. A relaxing bath

37. Birds singing

38. The smell of freshly cut grass

39. Sound of children laughing

40. Frogs

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41. Happy people

42. A positive quote

43. A hot cup of cocoa

44. Reading Books

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45. A meaningful kiss

46. Being grateful

47. Helping or treating others

48. Planting new flowers

49.  Making others happy

50.  An afternoon nap.

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 and the list goes on…….as there are so many things that make me happy!

 

Wishing you all a very happy day!

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Hello August – Surprise

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July has gone so quick with some really hot days and more not so hot.

August is here now and this is really summer and holidays, well for me.

 

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Let’s hope August has many wonderful surprises for everyone in store.

Sometimes is nice to have no plans but let life surprise you.

 

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You can …..

make a surprise visit,

surprise a loved one with a small gift,

give a surprise hug,

surprise someone you miss with a kind text message or phone call,

surprise someone to show them they are special to you.

 

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Hope you have a lovely surprise!

 

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Relax

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In this busy busy world it is important

to relax,

meditate

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balance your life,

empty your thoughts,

take a deep breath,

take time for yourself,

enjoy the beauty.

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This is a reminder for myself

and I invite you all

to take part and take a little break with me.

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Take Thomas’s example:

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Wishing you a relaxing, love filled day! 

 

 

Don’t Worry

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We all have our worries from time to time and

I always have to remind myself that things will work out.

We need to have faith.

In Luke 25 verse 12 it says:

Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life?

Here are some more reminders for you,

and I wish you a worry free day!

 

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Sometimes you have to stop worrying,

wondering and doubting.

Have faith that things will work out,

maybe not how you planned,

but just how it’s meant to be.

 

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Every struggle in your life has shaped you

in to the person that you are today.

Be thankful for the hard times;

they can only make you stronger.

 

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Enjoy the good in each moment,

and have a wonderful day!

 

Welcome July! – Live Life!

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July is the seventh month of the year. It was named by the Roman Senate in honor of the Roman general, Julius Caesar, it being the month of his birth.

July means Summer.

July means sun.

July means warmth.

Yes, we get out more in July.

So be aware of the wonderful present which is your life!

 

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Do not miss your appointment with Life.

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Nothing is more worth than this day.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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Embrace the present moment with love.

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Today I treasure my life.

 

 

 

Guestpost: Thomas update

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Hello all furry friends, and all blog readers,

I needed to update you all quickly, while the computer is on.

After a long time of finding all different places to rest and sleep,

like

a tight cardboard box

 

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 Sometimes a bigger one….

 

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The empty suitcase after a trip….

 

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the lap of course….

my food giver finally got the message…..

She ordered a soft basket bed for me to sleep in:

 

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I can’t wait until it will be delivered.

As it is very often rainy, I prefer to be indoors.

Don’t get me wrong, I am out and about when it is dry,

but the British Summer is true to its’ reputation. Wet and windy.

So I can snuggle into my new bed and enjoy my naps, rest and sleep.

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My Garden Heaven

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Come with me in my little garden.

Small but so enjoyable and beautiful.

Enjoy the small things and see the beauty in it.

My strawberries are coming so lovely this year.

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They are bigger in size, as we had lots of rain,

still not quite red as we do not have enough sun, but…..

All things grow with love!

Slowly they are getting red though, see for yourself:

 

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I can see jam coming up…..❤

 

Here are some other shots of my garden.

 

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I love my garden and am very grateful for this little oasis.

 

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Almost any garden,

if you see it at just the right moment,

can be confused with paradise.

Henry Mitchell