With all your heart

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Do what you do

with all your heart.

 

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I received this heart as a present from my sister, hand made from her region.

Isn’t it lovely,  simple and beautiful.

 

Follow your brain ,

but take your heart with you.

 

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Sometimes the heart sees

what is invisible to your eyes.

H. Jackson Brown Jr

 

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Follow your heart regardless of 

what others tell you to do.

It’s how you feel at the end of the day ,

that matters.

 

 

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Wishing you all a beautiful day !

 

More gardens in London

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I discovered another lovely green space in London.

A little oasis right in the middle

of the concrete jungle of the Barbican.

There is the second biggest conservatory in London

which is like a mini Kew Gardens with exotic plants,

like cacti, orchids, bamboo etc.

It is home to exotic fish and over 2,000 species of tropical plants.

It is open on Sundays to the public for free.

See for yourself what we found there:

 

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A perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon in London.

 

 

 

 

 

IL DIVO night

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I was fortunate to get tickets for an Il Divo concert in the London O2 Arena yesterday.

 

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Il Divo are 4 young men with amazing voices, they have been created 12 years ago and go from strength to strength.  I have followed them for at least 9 years now. They do sing pop opera or as it is called popera.

 

They are David Miller ( American) Tenor, Sebastian Izambard (French) Tenor, Urs Buehler (Swiss) Tenor and Carlos Marin (Spanish) Bariton.

 

I got tickets for their tour called Amor et pasion which goes up to November and they are visiting all different cities all over the world.

 

 

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In this tour they added solos, dancing and playing instruments themselves to their amazing singing.

 

They also added dancers to some of their latin american songs.

 

It was a feast for ears and eyes.

 

There were 7000 people there and we didn’t want to let Il Divo go home, demanding more songs which they gave us.❤

 

 

 

It was a totally enjoyable and amazing evening and I can only recommend that if they are near you, go and see them.

 

This was after the final good bye song!

 

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Here another beautiful track.

 

 

 

Hello May – Give yourself some loving

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The best way to live a positive life in the present is to love who you are.

When you love yourself

– and truly accept who you are –

everything changes.

Everything in your life becomes a reflection of that love.

 

 

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Fall in love with yourself.

 

 

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Love yourself first!

 

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Update on what went wrong…

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You might remember my post from September 2015

when the builders put the railing up

and left the windows open on a newly built building

around the corner from me.

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Well after that – they took the railing off closed the windows

and put the railings back on.

Not really useful if you like to open the window – you can’t.

They have been thinking about it finally,

because yesterday…..look at that!

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Yes, they modified the rail,

hurray, people buying the flats can open the window.

Finally someone thought more practical.

and it only took 7 months……

 

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Flowers for you !

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Even in London are plenty  of green belts and gardens to visit.

I discover more and more.

I captured this beauty with my phone in the

London Barbican conservatory.

 

 

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And what is more…

the entrance is free, only open on a Sunday though.

There is more to come,

while I sort the pictures

please enjoy this one!

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Still smiling?

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Good Morning my friends.

It has been a while

since I had enough time to sit and compose something

and visit all your blogs regularly.

Even though holidays I have been away and had visitors,

which I thoroughly enjoyed.

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Finding new places in London to show my visitors I stumbled on some

yet fairly unknown places.

One of them is Crossrail place.

This is a new development, not even finished,

but the beautiful roof garden is finished.

It looks rather futuristic.

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It features plants from East and West, meeting in the middle. A calm garden on top of a new railway station which is being build in Canary Wharf. It was calm and quiet in the middle of a concrete world. We had a lovely walk and enjoyed the amazing plants and trees there. Have a look for yourself!

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There was a piano in the middle of the building so I couldn’t resist to do a fun bit on it which my aunt taught me.

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It was great fun and a great place to visit!

More discoveries in the next post!

Keep smiling and enjoy the warmer weather!

Hello April – Smile more

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Smiling does not take much effort and is  a wonderful thing to do.

It brings happiness,

it makes others smile,

it makes others feel happy,

and the chain reaction begins.

 

 

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Your smile can change the world for someone.

 

Wishing you all a super smiley April!

 

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Smile facts:

Smiling is contagious.

Smiling makes you look prettier.

Those who smile live longer.

It makes you sound friendlier.

Smiling is universal and understood in all languages.

You feel better when you smile.

When you force yourself to smile when sad it elevates your mood.

Smiling can reduce blood pressure.

 

 

 

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