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Not that kind of girl

I am not the kind of girl who puts a whole lot of makeup on and transforms into a human pot of paint.
I like to dress up and make myself feel pretty.
However, I am not the kind of girl who puts ‘pretty’ before ‘witty’.

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Chicory, pear & shallot soup

The weather is so dreadful and rather cold today I didn’t fancy anything else but a warm soup for my lunch! This is a chicory, pear & shallot soup, adapted from a @slowlyveggie recipe & reviewed just a little.

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Feminist

Feminism is equality –
Feminism is freedom –
Feminism is fraternity and mutual assistance.
I claim it high and loud,
I fight for everything that comes out of these eight letters,
and I proudly wear this word – feminist.

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Hair-volution… on styling short hair

Coco Chanel said: “a woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” When I was in hospital, there was a time when I felt I was ready for a change and needed to make that visible in some way. So… I cut my hair. Since then, and given that I’ve had long hair for pretty much my whole life, I’ve had to learn to hairstyle my rather long bob cut.

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monbento of busy days

I had been thinking about investing in a quality lunch box for a while and the French brand, monbento, came out as obvious.
(including the recipe for my potatoes and black radish salad in a tahini-tamarin dressing & ginger and lemon juice crispy tofu)

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My tahini, thyme & lemon juice quinoa

Today I invited my friend Maëlle over for a work lunch, and as I very often do when I have people over for work at a meal time, I prepare buddha bowls for everybody.
This time, I decided to compose our bowls of my tahini, thyme and lemon juice quinoa, and serve it with some salad seasoned with the same dressing as the one presented in this recipe (ginger, salt, pepper, sesame oil and walnut vinegar)…

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