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The Mirror | Kino Lorber | Foreign Film | Movie Review | 1975

The great Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky's transcendent autobiographical poem <i>The Mirror</i> is a film that blends the themes of childhood memories, …

Revisiting the 'Latte Factor' and the Power of Daily Routines

One of the most discussed concepts in personal finance is the “Latte Factor,” an idea first popularized by the personal finance writer and speaker …

7 reasons your handwriting is terrible!

THE ART OF PACKING A SUITCASE.

Trust me when I say it really is an art form! Luckily we can all have a masterclass thanks to the guys at Mr Porter

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Jim Harrison obituary: author of Legends of the Fall

Writer and poet whose work was anchored in the American outdoors, the traditional proving ground of the US male<p>In his fiction, poetry and essays, Jim Harrison, who has died aged 78 after a heart attack, displayed a unique voice, drawn from the hardness born of isolation within the vast perplexity …

Term 1 at Michaela: what have I learned?

<b>Teaching</b><p>For the first two weeks at least, the feedback in my (very frequent) observations was ‘you are going much too slowly. You need to speed up!’ …

Teaching

Giving feedback the ‘Michaela’ way

I’ve written before about marking, but just to summarise: it has always been something I’ve loved doing. There was something in that Boxer-like …

How to make the perfect leek and potato soup

An unapologetically hearty dish to warm the cockles in March. Do you leave the peel on the spuds? Puree the soup? Add onions and garlic? And what dollop of dairy does it need?<p>The perfect soup for this time of year. Leeks are one of the few British greens available as we plunge into the so-called …

30 More Days of Journaling

A follow up to the last post, 30 Days of Journaling. If you tackled those, time to delve even deeper into yourself. You can write right when you wake …

FineFettle

You have in your basket<p>Festive FettleBeard & Moustache Conditioner<p>A charming citrus & spice scent courtesy of the red mandarin, cinnamon and …

Resources for Digital Nomads and Freelance Writers

One of the most frequent questions I receive is about how I support myself as I travel. I’ve provided detail for how I support myself in more depth …

How to Eat Street Food Without Getting Sick

Growing up food was a necessity, not a pleasure. It comes as a surprise to people I’ve met on my travels, since my state of mind now is one of pure …

Mario Batali

How I Learned 5 Languages in One Year

Last year was incredibly busy, but productive and fun. My little daughter had just turned two. She was enrolled in early development programs with a</i> …

Language Learning

A Happiness Experiment: Can You Make Every Day Feel Like Saturday?

We’re happiest on Saturdays at 7:26pm—at least that’s what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26pm seems strange, there have been …

16 HABITS OF EXCEPTIONALLY CHARMING PEOPLE The right way to live.

British GQ<p>Here’s a few habits wildly charming people have that might help your professional and personal relationships grow even stronger.<p>1.) They …

Day Zero Project • The Home of the 101 Things in 1001 Days Project

Marrakesh Morocco<p>Marrakech or Marrakesh, known as the "Red City", is an important and former imperial city in Morocco. The city of Marrakech is the …

Southern Italy

Day Zero • 7 Things x 2017 - An alternative to boring New Year's resolutions

<b>You need to be logged in to complete this activity.</b><p>If you don't have an account it's quick, easy, and free to sign up and get started!<p><b>The 7 Things</b> …

Oyster: A Gastronomic History (with Recipes)

7 Things x 2016 is back! Seven prompts to get you thinking about what you want to achieve in 2016 - http://dayze.ro/7things/

Autumn Statement 2015: Greater Manchester survey calls for cycling spending to QUADRUPLE

Campaigners are calling for more cycling cash in today’s spending review - but fear it’s unlikely to happen.<p>The appeal for investment follows a …

The Japanese art of decluttering and organizing by Marie Kondo

Here in the states, minimalism isn’t exactly a point of pride (we like stuff, and lots of it), so it’s especially remarkable that Japanese tidying …

Let's Play a Minimalism Game

A new month is approaching—let’s play a game together:<p>We call it the 30-Day Minimalism Game.<p>Here’s how it works…<p>Find a friend or family member: …

Rohn: 7 Tips for Developing Your Personal Philosophy

Jim Rohn was broke at 25 and a millionaire by 31. How does an Idaho farm boy make it to Beverly Hills? This is how…<p>At 25, there was nothing in my …

4 Ways to Ensure all Advice You Read Online Ends in Action

I don’t know about you, but over the past few years I’ve read <b>A LOT</b> of stuff online about self-help.So naturally you’d expect me to start bragging …

Productivity