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Back to my watch

Back to my watch

When I learned how to tell the time, there were no mobile phones (though there were computers, as I am not THAT old). We had an analog clock in the house and my parents used analog watches. As I grew up, the mobile phones entered into […]

Giant in a miniature village – Bekonscot Model Village

Giant in a miniature village – Bekonscot Model Village

Beaconsfield is located 23.6 miles / 38 km WNW of London (or 18 minutes drive from Heathrow) and is home to a lovely miniature museum in open-air, called Bekonscot Model Village, “the world’s oldest and original model village” as said on their website. Created by Roland […]

F**k it, I won’t read this book

F**k it, I won’t read this book

Spoiler alert: this post is about why I decided to stop reading John C. Parkin’s book, “F**k it, Do what you love”. It’s not a review, but if you plan to buy/read this book, you might not want to read the following lines. I was […]

Going sugar-free: the beginning

Going sugar-free: the beginning

Note: in the “Going sugar-free” series, when saying “sugar”, I am referring to “table sugar” also known as “sucrose”, extracted from  sugarcane or beet sugar. Cutting sugar off our everyday diet is still a challenge. We have no medical condition that forces us to do […]

Experiencing Legoland in April 2017

Experiencing Legoland in April 2017

We visited Legoland last weekend. This post is about how the day was and it includes photos and some helpful tips in case you plan to spend a day-out there. My son likes Lego but this is not the reason we chose to go to […]

Raw coconut and chocolate bars (Bounty-like)

Raw coconut and chocolate bars (Bounty-like)

As I mentioned in my first post on this blog, we are in the process of going sugar-free. I will tell you more about this in a future post, but in the meantime I want to share with you a healthy sugar-free recipe that I […]

10 fun Easter crafts for pre-school kids

10 fun Easter crafts for pre-school kids

Easter is just around the corner and since the kids are on holiday, I find this to be the perfect time to do some art-and-craft activities these days. Though the weather is lovely and we plan to spend one of the days on a “whole day […]

What’s this all about?

What’s this all about?

Welcome to Zagura’s blog. I meant to say “world” but I know someone’s life or world can never be fully written on a blog, not even in a really big book. Therefore what I try to do here is just talk about ideas and experiences that I […]