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Photo by Amy Treasure on Unsplash Shortly after Easter this year I got a very bad concussion that left me on full bed rest for three weeks and semi bed rest for another 3 weeks. For the first three weeks after the diagnosis I was not allowed to use a computer or a phone. I could not even watch TV. I was only allowed to sleep or take a walk if I felt good. The first couple of weeks were hard. The following weeks were better as I learned how to pace myself. I realized that my body was quite adept at letting me know when it had had enough. And so I listened to me and surprisingly, I learned a lot about myself.  For the first time in my life I was able to rest without guilt and it was wonderful. I unplugged and reconnected with nature and it made me incredibly happy. This enabled me to see ME for the first time in what seemed like forever and I started to understand what was missing in my life, what I needed and what I no longer needed.  For a very long time I have equated

Concrete Creation

I have a thing for concrete and cement interiors these days so when I fell upon a post about this home in the Swiss Alps, I just had to repost.  These two rooms belong to Vila Vals - a home built into the side of a mountain with unspoiled views and access only via a neighboring shed. Quite the project and quite the design. For the full story please click here. In the mean time please feel free to fall in love with the kitchen as did I.


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