The chèvre & pear salad is a delightful combination of the goat cheese, roasted pear, and paprika in a simple yet very satisfying meal.

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Salvador the horse, riding the mind

Lately, I have been curious how to be in peace and good collaboration with my own mind. During one of my recent jogging trips I got an epiphany. While jogging in nature, I inevitably think of my huge passion: horses and stables. The “epiphany”  was to apply the horse riding techniques to the mind training:

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For the first 40 minutes that I was seating in a mini-bus heading to Saint Petersburg within a crowd of dear Russians I felt a strong rejection of the already forgotten reality. My lovely co-citizens were loudly discussing their lives while simultaneously consuming wine with some salty cucumbers 0_o. Their rather typical Russian behavior, after my three-and-a-half years of relatively permanent residence in Finland, got me slightly scandalized. Yet just one hour later, I got totally adopted and the whole trip started to appear pleasant and somewhat even romantic.

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