Chocolate and pear skillet cake, gluten-free

chocolate and pear cake, gluten free

Here’s my spin on a delicious cake known as torta di pere, adapted from this excellent recipe.

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Wabi-sabi; appreciate without panic

wabi-sabi

I wrote about wabi-sabi, how it can help you look at your day-to-day life differently and put you at ease.

You might ask: what good is a concept that reminds you things shrivel, break or die?

It’s quite good, actually.

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Viewing life through a wabi-sabi lens

Loneliness does not come from being alone, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important. – Carl Jung

wabi sabi the beauty of things whithered

Discovering a concept that describes an emotion your culture has no word for can help you make better sense of yourself and more able to cope with life’s stresses.

This happened to me several years ago when I learned about wabi-sabi. Wabi-sabi (wobby-sobby) expresses things I’ve long felt but had no words for.

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