In the margin

    My basics for a greener home

    20 October 2016

    A few years ago I began to understand that being environmentally-friendly at home didn’t just stop at recycling and switching off the lights when you leave a room. Slowly but surely, I started looking into alternatives for many disposable products I used on a day to day basis. It took me a while, but I have found many great solutions for a greener home and have considerably cut back on waste.

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    DIY Embroidery

    Aimée’s new bib

    This is not the first, the second or even the third baby bib I have talked about here! This is the FOURTH bib I have embroidered in the past year and it’s one of…

    6 October 2016
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    Food Mains

    Mauritian sausage rougail

    I don’t often write about Mauritius around here, but I lived on the island for 7 years and my memories there make up a big part of my childhood. “Rougail saucisse” is a classic…

    12 September 2016
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    Books Culture

    Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

    After having read – and loved – the WWII fiction novel Code Name Verity, I started on Rose Under Fire, its sequel, as soon as I had finished the first book. Here’s what I…

    29 August 2016
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    Culture Films


    You might be surprised to find an article on Zootopia here as this is my first review of an animated film! But the truth is, I LOVE animated films and I watch them all…

    17 August 2016