Time for tea…

Just back from Dusseldorf airport, to snowy UK, after an amazing week at Münster, Gütersloh and Dortmund, with some of the best of the best in the industry (you guys know who you are! ^_^)

I was intrigued by an advert for Chai Tea Latte for my Dolce Gusto – so have ordered some to try (along with a huge stock of other pods I seem to consume at a rate of knots) What do you think of this:

“We’ve gathered together all the exotic, spicy charm of a Chai Tea Latte and brought it straight to your front door. With a delicious blend of cinnamon, ginger, cloves and cardamon, with a dash of sugar and some delightfully frothy milk  – it’s perfect for those who like their tea with a spoonful of the exotic.”

Mmm..nice!

Time to unwind this weekend, then prepare for Szczecin Tues/Wed and Dublin Thurs/Fri. I have Brno (Czech Republic), Tallinn (Estonia), Herzlia (Israel) in the coming weeks, so apologies if I don’t update much.

>>—> Trelawney (will return…)

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Smiles and Magic Moments

I’m starting to feel better after being a bit run-down this week and off work, but the quiet time has given me breathing space away from non stop work, tv, pc and phone. Call it serendipity, but I’ve got a good feeling about 2012. I’ve spent years see saw-ing work-life balance, and have used work (for which i’m passionate as I work at my dream company, doing my dream job) as an excuse for hiding from fulfilling my personal life. I don’t have any goals (e.g. marriage/kids), but I have a strong sense of right and wrong and desire to help and share, and have learned that real reward comes from doing what is right, and not doing something in expectation of reward. There’s a fine line, but if you soul-search, it’s easy for us to admit that we’re all perhaps a little too fond of hedonistic lifestyle? Whilst that’s fine for a while, it’s like eating the icing on the cake. Certainly there’s a sugar rush, but you don’t feel you’ve eaten anything substantial, true? I don’t for a moment suggest we give away all our wordly posessions and go off to a 3rd world country to teach kids (which /hats-off to those who do!), but even the smallest of gestures can start an avalanche – even a smile. Maybe it’s a sign of age, being sentimental or perhaps the opportunity to quietly reflect on life, but I just wanted to share the sentiment to anyone who may find this post, and give them a moment to reflect too that it’s not just you who may feel lost in life.

Smiling is infectious, You catch it like the flu,

When someone smiled at me today, I started smiling too.  

I passed around the corner, And someone saw my grin.

When he smiled I realised I’d passed it on to him.  

I thought about that smile then I realized its worth,

A single smile, just like mine could travel round the earth.  

So, if you feel a smile begin, don’t leave it undetected

Let’s start an epidemic quick, and get the world infected!

This butterfly marks a turning point in my life from several years ago. At a time when life had been challenging, the simple act of this beautiful butterfly landing on my shoulder one day at Cliveden near where I live, changed my life around. Maybe this was the fabled ‘Butterfly Effect’ in action! I was amazed that it came out so well, but wanted to /share in the hope that you all find your butterflies.

❤ & hugs to all! ^_^

>>—> Trelawney

GoPro HD Hero2

This vid is just a great product advert – has it all, surfing, skiing, skydiving, racing, bikini babes, and a pumping sound track. Make sure to play 1080p full screen and see if you agree. Think I might just get one (and a bikini babe) >8o)

 

>>—> Trelawney

Microsoft EMEA CSS: 2011 Malawi Challenge

Well done guys – very proud of you!

 

 

This was an internal initiative, contributions of time, money and hardware from MS EMEA employees and done without PR fanfare.

>>—> Trelawney

Chicks on Wheels..

I was kindly invited to watch some ‘hot girl-on-girl action’ this weekend…

Windsor Rollergirls vs. Dolly Rockit Rollers

Great fun, and a feast for the eyes! ^_^

>>—> Trelawney

Trickywoo

A quick plug for my friend Lucy’s great new web-site:

About Trickywoo…

Thanks for stopping by…

Welcome to the Trickywoo site, a new online shop offering a selection of silver and gemstone jewellery along with other items such as bags & scarves.

I am passionate about providing customers with beautifully hand crafted items. Most items are all Fair Trade as I feel it’s good to know the products have come from a good source that helps people.

Quality is important to me and I am happy to say that all the Jewellery is Sterling Silver unless otherwise stated. All items selected are hand picked specially for the site and I only sell items I would be happy to pay for myself, so it’s all quality stuff!! Perfect for gifts for friends or family or even to treat yourself, go on…your worth it!!

Being a new site I want to spread the word and get as many people as possible knowing about the shop and hopefully tell their friends to come and have a look too. We are even on Facebook so come visit our page and ‘Like’ us pretty please 🙂

If you have any suggestions for the site or want to give feedback please please get in touch, I’d love to hear from you…

Oh and please ‘Like the Facebook Page’ so you can keep up to date with new arrivals and news… www.facebook.com/trickywoo.co.uk

Lucy xx

Silver Gemstone Jewellery, Pendants, Rings and more…

>>—> Trelawney

Parahawking Over Nepal

This footage just blew me away – Birds of prey fly with paragliders, guiding them to thermals in exchange for food:

You really must watch 1080p / Full Screen to get the full impact…amazing!

>>—> Trelawney

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