Author Archives: Sabinas

There Will Come Soft Rains

There will come soft rains and the smell of the ground, And swallows circling with their shimmering sound; And frogs in the pools singing at night, And wild plum trees in tremulous white, Robins will wear their feathery fire Whistling … Continue reading

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Hug a Tree

The other day I went up to a beautiful clearing in the forest above the village, where my favourite tree stands. It is an old larch tree, a real survivor. Lightning struck and mutilated it years ago, but it’s still … Continue reading

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Flower Colour Therapy

Finally the flower season has started here in the Alps. During hikes in forest and across meadows an abundance of shapes and colours meets the eye. Flowers are not only wonderful to look at or examine, but they have an … Continue reading

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V for Vitamins

In the midst of winter, when the cold bites your nose and your immune system urgently needs a boost: turn to carrots and oranges! Already the colour of these winter staples spreads energy and joy. Orange is a stimulating colour, … Continue reading

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Spreading the Christmas Spirit

A friend, visiting my little village, was surprised by the multifaceted cultural offer here in Mase, and called it an “alternative village”. I love that designation! It’s true, for a tiny place with 260 inhabitants there is a lot going … Continue reading

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The Creative Pause

From time to time you need to stimulate your creativity. From time to time it is good to take a step back and make a pause. Whatever activity you are involved in will benefit from your stopping and recollecting yourself. … Continue reading

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On Kindness

Many things can make the world a better place. As a base they all have a positive approach to our planet and other living beings. Love, helpfulness, care, concern… And at the centre of them all, there is Kindness. Kindness … Continue reading

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A Year in the Swiss Alps

Spending most of my time out and about in the mountains taking pictures, I end up having a huge selection of nice photos from the beautiful Swiss Alps. The changes of seasons are very visible here and I adore documenting … Continue reading

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Fruit Tart Frenzy

Years like this, when there is an abundance of every kind of berry and fruit, you need to find ways to use your harvest. Up here we cook kilos of jam (continental breakfast rules), store as much as possible in … Continue reading

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Amazing Autumn

As of the 21st of September it’s officially autumn. I want to celebrate the beginning of this colourful season in words & pictures ☺ Here two favourite poems: Septembermorgen – Eduard Mörike Im Nebel ruhet noch die Welt, Noch träumen … Continue reading

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