I have always been a word-nerd since i was a kid and i must admit that a bittersweet sensation washed over me as i walked into a local bookstore in Harare this afternoon. As i stood to take this image i couldn’t help but feel grateful for the places i have been to, the food i tasted, the love and betray i felt through the imagination of authors. 📖 With the digital craze upon us, this amazing collection of literary wonder is being left unexplored. ITS SO SAD. As i walked out with TODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT by Maria Semple i vowed never to abandon that which has brought me joy and wisdom. Whats the title of the last book you read? #goodreads #readbrightly #bookstagram #bookworm #bookaddict #bookaholic #bookshelf #booklover #bookish #bookstagrammer #ipulledoverforthis #pocket_colors #life #reading #yesimmobile #shotoniphone #riotgrams #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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(#sponsored) I'm not a huge tea fan. I'm British, I know, I should be ashamed of myself. But breakfast tea, nah. Green tea, that's a different story. I love the stuff. Almost - *almost* - as much as coffee. I was chuffed to get a great big box of green tea from @taylors as part of my partnership with them, @creatingforgood and @womenforwomenuk. There's strawberry and vanilla, sweet mint, lychee and lime ... They're doing all sorts of Willy Wonka stuff with green tea. Here's the million-dollar question: coffee or tea? #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur🎶 Happy kitty, sleepy kitty, pur pur pur 🐱 Taking Monday in like a pro! 😴😁 #spendmondayslikeacat #whyisitmondayagain #whploveis
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This little scene is a collection of trinkets I’ve salvaged from dusty corners of markets, boot fairs and jumble sales all over the world. I’m a terrible hoarder - always on the lookout for props and pieces, and always trying to make sure the ones I have don’t completely take over. This afternoon I vowed to have a little sort out, starting with this tray table, but already I’m defeated. I love the pages from Animal Kingdom, the shells from Deal beach, and the old Observer books. Tea was the only answer - and putting my props to good use to create this shot. Thanks to my ongoing collaboration with @taylors @creatingforgood @womenforwomenuk I’m feeling especially inspired, as I was sent a wonderful package of goodies including packets of seeds to plant every month, and a selection of the green teas Taylors has developed with @kewgardens. I’m not normally a green tea drinker as I tend to find it overwhelming but this lychee and lime flavour is so delicate and aromatic I’m totally hooked. Have made it into kombucha too and works really well with gin! Can’t wait for further explorations on this #cfgextraordinaryjourney, which is culminating with a trip to Rwanda next year. I hope you’ll join me for the ride. #sponsored #naughtyteas #hellofebruary #nature #aquietstyle #botanical #foragedandfound #seasonspoetry #reclaimthehappy #daysofsmallthings #simpleandstill #props #styling
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When one of the content creators for our #cfgextraordinaryjourney knocks it out the park with her creativity🙌 when @tay@taylors sends you tea - you make a map out of it. @allthatisshe 🌟 @taylors has been incredible to #creatingforgood and the charities we have been supporting! Thank you
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Thirty minutes. It’s not enough time to bake the cake @mondomulia made for us from the @womenforwomenuk cookbook or sizzle up that amazing Ethiopian berbere spice crusted fillet that @belleannee taught us to make at the last @tay@taylors & @creatingforgood #CFGExtraordinaryJourney workshop. I’ll just secretly hope that they’ll make it for me again. • But I did recently learn that with thirty minutes, the duration of baby Adeline’s nap time, I can reclaim my morning routine of freewriting three pages in the journal. On most days this practice is accompanied by tea but for special weekend mornings I like to go bold with @taylors rare blossom Ethiopia coffee. _______ #cinemagraph #onthetable #coffeetime #journaling #flashesofdelight #makemoments #creatingforgood #thehappynow #cbjmomentsinmotion
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{#sponsored} At long last, spring is approaching. With sunshine and catkins and snowdrops all tentatively showing themselves, it feels like time to come out of hibernation and start afresh. As part of my ongoing collaboration with @Taylors, @cre@creatingforgood and @womenforwomenuk, I recently received a box of surprises to help me with that fresh start. The biggest surprise was green tea. I don’t usually choose it, but I’ve discovered that Green Tea with Sweet Mint is as refreshing as a whole cupful of spring. Thanks to @creatingforgood and their monthly creative prompts, I’ve been also been making lists and thinking about learning something new. In the meantime, I’ll be sipping my green tea and soaking up every elusive ray of sweet February sunshine. ☕️🌿✨#CFGextraordinaryjourney
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As part of our #cfgextraordinaryjourney project with @taylors and @womenforwomenuk, we’re sharing 12 months of creative inspiration with you. Each month in 2018, a different source of creative inspiration will be posted here and in our newsletter. January’s inspiration (ahem, we know, we’re cutting it close...) is to learn something new. It is said that the people with the most refreshing ideas are those who consistently dedicate time to learning. So set aside some time to learn something new. | 📷 by gorgeous CFG member @mondomulia who has just moved to Bali for the next few months!
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Have you been following along with our #cfgextraordinaryjourney team? While they might not all know it yet, there’s a special delivery in the post from @Taylors & CFG for our eight talented creatives so keep your eyes peeled on their stories... but in the meantime, we want to share a bit of the creativity headed their way with you too. The packages destined for our creatives include twelve envelopes - one for each month of the year and each includes a little source of inspiration or creative challenge inside. We’ll be sharing these with our @creatingforgood followers as well in our monthly newsletters - the first of which goes out tomorrow! So if you haven’t subscribed to our newsletter yet, sign up on our homepage - link in profile 👆 (📷: Who’s up for pancakes for dinner à la @hannahargyle? 🙋🏻‍♀️ Hannah made these using a recipe from the wonderful @womenforwomenuk Share Cookbook.)
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No interesting caption or story today (it's Monday after all 😅) Just a tea moment with a friend on a frosty afternoon ☕💛 #myteamoments
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I cooked, styled and photographed, and then I ate and ate and ate. This is probably my favourite job ever 😉🥞☕️ This is inspired by the fabulous workshop I went to with @tay@taylors and @creatingforgood, with a cooking lesson from @belleannee and food styling tips from @mondomulia. I can’t wait to see what we learn next! #sponsored by @taylors #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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A few of my favourite things - coffee, food, styling, and a day with inspiring ladies. That was how we spent our second @tay@taylors and @creatingforgood workshop at the Michel Roux Jr cooking school, learning about origin coffee flavours, cooking recipes inspired by those flavours with @belleannee and food styling tips from @mondomulia. It was such a fun day, and I certainly never thought I’d make a soufflé that rose and a creme anglaise! 👩🏼‍🍳 Now I’m going to try and put what I learned to good use and cook a recipe from the @womenforwomenuk book we were given at the event which looks fabulous. I’ll try and do some stories 😬 wish me luck 🍽 #sponsored by @taylors #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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“It is easy to pretend that nobody can change anything, that society is huge and the individual is less than nothing. But the truth is individuals make the future, and they do it by imagining that things can be different. Albert Einstein was once asked how we could make our children intelligent. ‘If you want your children to be intelligent,’ he said, ‘Read them fairytales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairytales.’ I hope we give our children a world in which they will read, and be read to, and imagine and understand.” - Neil Gaiman | A special quote on the power of reading on this day of women’s marches around the world with a 📷 from one of our favourite book hoarders, @taylors tea drinker, @womenforwomenuk supporter & #cfgextraordinaryjourney participant @theslowtraveler
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IS THIS NOT THE MOST AMAZING PICTURE EVER?! Sorry, sorry I got too excited - but seriously I am in love with this image! The inspiration it provides is incredible. #Repost @theslowtraveler with @get_repost ・・・ (#sponsored.) How do you like your coffee? Black? Milky? In a crème anglaise stuffed inside a soufflé? As long as it's wet and warm, I'll drink it. But @taylors and @creatingforgood invited me to a cookery event. And, Taylors being a coffee specialist, I'm starting to learn a thing or two about what goes into the cup that's never far from my hand. We drank coffee, talked about coffee, and we even cooked with coffee. We worked at Michele Roux Jr's cooking school, so, I won't lie, I started to believe I was a contestant on the set of MasterChef. I made a soufflé and it actually rose! A day well spent, for a coffeehound like me. #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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@Regrann from @theslowtraveler - (#sponsored.) How do you like your coffee? Black? Milky? In a crème anglaise stuffed inside a soufflé? As long as it's wet and warm, I'll drink it. But @taylors and @creatingforgood invited me to a cookery event. And, Taylor's being a coffee specialist, I'm starting to learn a thing or two about what goes into the cup that's never far from my hand. We drank coffee, talked about coffee, and we even cooked with coffee. We worked at Michele Roux Jr's cooking school, so, I won't lie, I started to believe I was a contestant on the set of MasterChef. I made a soufflé and it actually rose! A day well spent, for a coffeehound like me. #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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Meet @bramblethehog. Bramble belongs to @charlottehuco, CFG member and our lovely behind-the-scenes photographer for the #cfgextraordinaryjourney project. Bramble may be little but she is strong. Oh, if that tiny face could talk, the things she would say...
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(#sponsored.) How do you like your coffee? Black? Milky? In a crème anglaise stuffed inside a soufflé? As long as it's wet and warm, I'll drink it. But @taylors and @creatingforgood invited me to a cookery event. And, Taylors being a coffee specialist, I'm starting to learn a thing or two about what goes into the cup that's never far from my hand. We drank coffee, talked about coffee, and we even cooked with coffee. We worked at Michele Roux Jr's cooking school, so, I won't lie, I started to believe I was a contestant on the set of MasterChef. I made a soufflé and it actually rose! A day well spent, for a coffeehound like me. #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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@Regranned from @me_and_orla - Is it a cliche to say I love tea? I love it strong & smoky on rainy afternoons. I love it vibrant & green when I wake up with the birds. I love the sweet fragrance of jasmine curling up in the steam, so I can close my eyes & dream of summer. . & yeah, lets be honest - I'm even happy with it slightly cold, teabag still lurking at the bottom of the cup while I hunch over my computer at 2am. . Tea makes up the punctuation marks in my day's story, and so collaborating with @creatingforgood and @taylors for a year long #cfgextraordinaryjourney is pretty much my ideal gig. I'm sharing more about the project, the charities it's supporting & general tea geekery over on my blog. . Link in bio, of course! ☕️🌿 - #regrann #boo#bookface #livre #book #buch #libro #livro #bok #книга #本 #책 #kitap #librairie #کتاب #bookshop #librairiemollat #mollat #bordeaux #igersgironde #الكتاب #cettesemainesurinstagram #repostkitap
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Have you seen the write-ups our lovely #cfg#cfgextraordinaryjourney participants have been posting about their trips up to Harrogate w/ @taylors in October? You’ll find a roundup as the blog posts roll in on our website under the Extraordinary Journey: Storytelling Workshop page. (See profile for a link 👆) | 📷 by #cfgextraordinaryjourney participant and CFG Founder @candidsbyjo (Incidentally, these oysters are not from Harrogate ... but now we wouldn’t mind having some.)
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Is it a cliche to say I love tea? I love it strong & smoky on rainy afternoons. I love it vibrant & green when I wake up with the birds. I love the sweet fragrance of jasmine curling up in the steam, so I can close my eyes & dream of summer. . & yeah, lets be honest - I'm even happy with it slightly cold, teabag still lurking at the bottom of the cup while I hunch over my computer at 2am. . Tea makes up the punctuation marks in my day's story, and so collaborating with @creatingforgood and @taylors for a year long #cfgextraordinaryjourney is pretty much my ideal gig. I'm sharing more about the project, the charities it's supporting & general tea geekery over on my blog. . Link in bio, of course! ☕️🌿
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. 💪🏼 Follow me @supermom.us ❤️ Share this page 🔥 DM and tag in your pic/video . ------------------------------ (#sponsored) - Coffee with one teaspoon of twinkle or two? Back in November, I attended a origin cookery event with and . The food connoisseur showed us how to cook the perfect steak, roasted squash and finished off with a vanilla soufflé with a coffee cream anglaise - all recipes from the cookbook Share. Obviously, on the day, I became a Michelin Star chef and even impressed myself with my skills, but for some reason, when I attempted to wow when I got home (after bragging about how good I was for weeks), the food didn’t taste quite the same. Maybe my magical (and well-hidden) cooking skills can only come out when I’m cooking in any other kitchen but my own - that’s what I’ll tell Boy Dom 😉 #cfgextraordinaryjourney . ----------------------------- Via 📷 from @allthatisshe . #familytime #mother #instamom #sis#sisters #dad #moms #sis #kid #mommy #cutebaby #motherhood #motherday #motheranddaughter #mama #mommysbaby #parentslife #momysgirl #motherdaughter #father
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(#sponsored) - Coffee with one teaspoon of twinkle or two? Back in November, I attended a origin cookery event with @taylors and @creatingforgood. The food connoisseur @belleannee showed us how to cook the perfect steak, roasted squash and finished off with a vanilla soufflé with a coffee cream anglaise - all recipes from the @womenforwomen cookbook Share. Obviously, on the day, I became a Michelin Star chef and even impressed myself with my skills, but for some reason, when I attempted to wow when I got home (after bragging about how good I was for weeks), the food didn’t taste quite the same. Maybe my magical (and well-hidden) cooking skills can only come out when I’m cooking in any other kitchen but my own - that’s what I’ll tell Boy Dom 😉 #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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If someone knows where they sell these cute teapots please do tell! I'm just crazy about them :) Also if someone has macarons they need to get rid of I'm your girl! 😉
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{#sponsored} Anyone for cake? This is the orange scented Olive Oil & Almond cake from the @wom@womenforwomenuk cookbook. I was inspired by @mondomulia’s delicious bakes at a coffee & cookery workshop hosted by @taylors and @creatingforgood as part of their collaboration with @womenforwomenuk. It’s a project that I’m excited to continue to be a part of in the coming year. ☕️🍰❤️ #CFGExtraordinaryJourney
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Secret hanging gardens ➰🌿#malta #green #inspiration #urbangarden
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Here's to a 2018 abloom with health, love and travels across hidden-gem corners of the world! ➰🌎#happynewyear #malta #beautifuldestinations #buddha #bloom
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After a full day of explorations, enjoy the privilege of returning to your personal hideaway to regenerate in #tranquility ➰🌿#beautifuldestinations #iamatraveler #Malta #escape #inspiredby
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May your day be merry and bright. Love from the @creatingforgood team. Photo by #cfgextraordinaryjourney participant, @circleofpines
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Here's to health, happiness and love. Happy Holidays from our family to yours! 🎄✨#festive #season #malta #beautifuldestinations #mood
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Good Christmas-Eve morning to you and yours from team member and #cfgextraordinaryjourney participant @mondomulia. Giulia is a London-based food writer and food and travel photographer who has dedicated a tremendous amount of time and energy to making @creatingforgood thrive in its inaugural year. We can’t wait to see what is up her sleeve for 2018 #creatingforgood
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A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called “leaves”) imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break the shackles of time—proof that humans can work magic. —Carl Sagan. (Beautifully creative 📷 by #cfgextraordinaryjourney participant and friend of Creating For Good @me_and_orla)
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The local artisan touch graces every corner of our space - including our boutique's wrought iron sign ➰🌿#malta #local #inspiration #feels #beautifuldestinations
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A spot of Christmas cheer from Creating for Good friend and #cfgextraordinaryjourney participant @theslowtraveler. As this year wraps up we are reminded of the people near and far who are not as fortunate as we are. It can be overwhelming and heart breaking but it is also heart warming to know there are people like Carolyn whose participation in the @taylors + @creatingforgood partnership will help to raise at least £10,000 for @womenforwomenuk and help women in war torn nations create a better tomorrow for themselves and their families. #creatingforgood
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Creating For Good is approaching the end of it’s inaugural year and we couldn’t be happier with or more proud of our creative partners. @hannahargyle was a workshop coach for us a few months ago when we partnered with @wework and is one of the 8 creatives selected by @taylors for #cfgextraordinaryjourney. She exemplifies #community and is a true believer in #creatingforgood. We are thankful to have had her friendship and expertise this year as we have begun to grow and recognise what we can do to make a difference. 💕
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Follow @rem@remona_bour_635 ---------------------------------------- For more of the worlds greatest travel places follow @remona_bour_635 ---------------------------------------- An extraordinary journey.. Every day I count my lucky stars to be doing a job that I love, which has given me opportunities and experiences I never would have had. A few months ago I had an email from , (you may remember I helped out at their creative conference earlier this year teaching some workshops and we raised a lot of money for ) and they invited me to be involved with a project which truly feels like a once in a lifetime opportunity. The journey begins tomorrow, in my home county of Yorkshire, also the home of (if you’ve never had a cup of Yorkshire tea then you need to!!) and continues for the next 15 months with a group of amazing instagrammers, ending with a week in Rwanda to meet some of the Taylors tea and coffee producers there and also to see Women for Women in action in the field. You’ll be able to see the first part of our journey on my stories tomorrow, and there’ll be more on my blog very soon about this amazing project. I’m so thrilled to have been given the opportunity to do something that feels like it matters. Thanks for coming along with me ❤️ Sponsored by . #cfgextraordinaryjourney #interactivegrams #thatheartlandingthough
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Follow @ngo@ngoc_nemec_570 ---------------------------------------- For more of the worlds greatest travel places follow @ngoc_nemec_570 ---------------------------------------- Two days in beautiful Yorkshire, drinking Yorkshire tea and eating Fat Rascals from Betty’s. Together with a group of warm, funny and intelligent women we learned all about the origins of the tea and coffee use, the ways in which they give back to the communities they buy from, we experienced being a tea taster, we ate the most amazing dinner with more courses that I can remember and more different wines that should ever be allowed at one meal! We stayed in the most beautiful hotel, and we finished with an inspiring workshop about Master Storytellers from and (who also left her inimitable mark on the day with gorgeous set ups such as this one. You can always tell when Jessica Bride is in residence) I left with a full belly, a warm heart, and a mind filled with ideas and aspirations. Yes it really was that good ❤️ Thank you and for such a generous and uplifting couple of days xx Sponsored by #cfgextraordinaryjourney (Fat Rascals are in the picture. I’m sure anyone who grew up anywhere near Betty’s is familiar with these!)
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Get cosy with Spiced Apple - our sublimely soothing mulled apple warmer. Animation by @allthatisshe, one of eight creators helping us to tell our story. #CFGExtraordinaryJourney
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"When the black organs of the heater are ringing, forgotten will be the everyday mourning" Very poorly and quickly translated!😅 This is a quote that's been hanging in my family sauna for decades and I still love to read and dwell in it. It reminds me that no matter what sorrow or worry you're carrying, they will all be forgotten in the warmth and relaxation of the Sauna. Happy weekend for everyone! . . . . ##byarrangement #asecondofwhimsey #simplethingsmadebeautiful #from_your_perspective #jj_indetail #rsa_ladies #transfer_vision #seekinspirecreate #mybeigelife #shared_joy #calmversation #liveunscripted # gowildlyandslow #adventureawaits #gatherandcurate #cornersofmyworld #sgiew_warmth #nestandflourish #theslowdowncollective #alifeofintention #inpraiseofslowness #the_gentle_manifesto #throughmylens #ofwhimsicalmoments #cfgextraordinaryjourney #isstill_life #loveliest4 #thathyggefeeling #amomentofwonder #bodenbyme #thisthankfuladvent
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It is a cold, grey, rainy day in London today...perfect for our national pastime: drinking loads of tea! Drinking it from within a vintage suitcase is optional. (Gorgeously creative photo by #cfgextraordinaryjourney participant @allthatisshe, tea provided by @taylors as always)
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It’s @belleannee here with you for all of December sharing my favourite images of and by Creating for Good members and friends. This is one of my favourite shots ever of @rosiefoodie, one of the 8 incredible influencers taking part in #cfgextraordinaryjourney. Rosie is one of the most knowledgeable people I’ve ever met in terms of food and she is an absolute pleasure to know and to collaborate with. If you don’t know her, you should. And this shot by @her_dark_materials is pretty 🙌🏼 also!
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Monday moments ➰🌿#inspiration #bliss #tasteofasia #peace
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Follow @car@carmon_sym_89 ---------------------------------------- For more of the worlds greatest travel places follow @carmon_sym_89 ---------------------------------------- A story of tea and travels ✨☕️ I’m a worrier.. I worry that my photography is just “silly”, I worry that I’m not making enough of a difference or that my work has no value. This is something I’ve been trying to write about for a long time and although I do now accept that there is value in pretty pictures, and just because images are calm and happy doesn’t mean they are “empty” - I am passionate about the power of photography and I admire hugely those who use their skill to make a little difference. I’m very grateful to have been given a chance to fulfil my desire to do something that matters, and I’ve written all about it on the blog, finally ☺️ Together with , and a wonderful group of content creators I will be visiting Rwanda in February 2019 to experience some of the community projects which Taylors are involved with there, to meet the tea and coffee producers, and to see the work of in the field. Last month we went to Harrogate, to the home of Taylors, and tomorrow our extraordinary journey continues with our next workshop in London. It’s a long time since I’ve felt so inspired by a project, a cause, or a group of people, and I can’t wait to share more with you. Please take a peek at the blog post, there’s a link in my profile 👀😘 In collaboration with and #sponsored #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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Happy Thanksgiving!! (even though we don't celebrate it in Finland 😅) But it doesn't mean we're not thankful for anything. I'm very thankful for my family and friends and the job I've had this Autumn. I'm also extremely thankful for my health (my week of sickness reminded me again about it 😂) What are you thankful for? #thanksgiving2017 #hashtagauthentic
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#CFGExtraordinaryJourney with @taylors and @creatingforgood has been the most inspiring projects I’ve worked on and it’s only just started! Being surrounded by amazing content creators (and generous human beings) motivates me to look around me with fresh eyes, to tell my stories in my own style and to push the boundaries of what is “a pretty Instagram picture”. I can’t wait to see how we’ll all grow and evolve our styles over the next 15 months! PS: you can read more about Extraordinary Journey on my blog! - #sponsored
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Double fisting coffee today while we try to pack for our trip to Boston to spend Thanksgiving. Cannot wait to introduce Adeline to my family and prove to them once and for all what a little beast she is 😅. • On the blog there’s a new post on my time in Yorkshire with @Taylors & @creatingforgood and what our collaboration, Extraordinary Journey, is all about. Link is on my profile. #sponsored #CFGExtraordinaryJourney _______ #flatlaylove #coffee #onmyplate #flashesofdelight #creatingforgood #booklovers #thehappynow #makemoments #givingback
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It’s no secret that I love tea. Tea is my comfort; if I’ve had a rough or tiring day, it’s a good cuppa that’ll sort me out. I used to be a loyal breakfast tea girl and refused to drink any other kind (I think I tasted a bad fruit tea once and shunned them all for life). But, a few weeks ago I was taken on a tour of the @tay@taylors factory. We covered how their tea is sourced, made and packaged, and I was introduced to teas that I’d never even heard of before - sour cherry, sweet rhubarb, and spiced apple. So, after seeing how much goes into producing these little bags of flavour that we drop into our cups with little thought, I thought I should keep an open mind and try some new varieties. I tried their Spiced Apple, and now I can’t stop drinking it. Some would say that I’m full to the brim 😉. This tour, and taste sensation, were both part of my extraordinary journey with @taylors, @creatingforgood and @womenforwomen. #sponsored #cfgextraordinaryjourney
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Currently reading 👀📖 I've been on sick leave for a WEEK now. And no, it's not cool or great or even okay. My days have mostly consist of countless hours of TV and movies (this photo is from the one time I decided to read instead 😅) and massive amount of ice cream. Okay I admit that does sound awesome but being sick is nonetheless never nice. However I'm getting better and totally looking forward to going back to work next week 😉 #meandmyeverydayvibes #konmaribooks
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A few weeks ago I confidently declared that I was done with food writing, photography, blogging and recipe development. I was making a choice to undertake my second-favourite thing that I didn’t give birth to: Art. It was met with a supportive response by many but a tepid response by those who know me best. On Tuesday I was honoured to put my apron back on (actually I borrowed one from @Taylors) to lead a @cre@creatingforgood cooking class for 8 of my favorite UK-based creatives who are undertaking the loveliest of initiatives: learning about @taylors teas and coffees in an 16-month program that benefits @womenforwomenuk and culminates in a trip to Rwanda to help the participants understand the real origins of something we all love to have too much of: Tea and Coffee. I had the most amazing day with everyone. I love being a part of @creatingforgood and I love the enthusiasm and heart of the #cfgextraordinaryjourney participants. Putting my apron back on felt great and reminded me that I don’t need to choose one passion over the other. And also that I will cook for extraordinary women any day! (Thank you @jessonthames for the photo and @mondomulia for making the whole day come together!)
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This week has flown by... It began with an epically long set of meetings and transitioned to an epic day of cooking with our favorite crew from Yorkshire for the second workshop of the #CFGextraordinaryjourney. That was followed by an epically festive lunch in the delightful presence of the @bordeauxwinesuk team (anyone looking for pairings, hit me up). I epically embraced the holidays, even despite Thanksgiving still being one week away. And last night, I had an epic final clearing and nostalgic goodbye in my old flat. Time to make some new (epic?) memories. Now who wants to guess what the catch-word of the day is? #bbcbritain #omgb #visitbritain
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On Tuesday we held the second #CFGExtraordinaryJourney workshop, a cooking class with dishes inspired by the flavours and aromas of @taylors Origin coffee range. Did you catch the action on our Stories? - @belleannee was our amazing teacher for the day, Taylors provided the goodies and taught us about coffee tasting, @charlottehuco was our photographer and @mon@mondomulia baked an olive oil & orange cake from @womenforwomenuk cookbook. All in all, an extraordinary day! - 📷 @mondomulia
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{#sponsored} Not my usual country view: this window looks out over London rooftops from the prettiest attic kitchen. Here, @belleannee shared the secrets of steak and of soufflé and @mondomulia demonstrated effortless food styling, in a cookery workshop hosted by @creatingforgood & @taylors as part of the #CFGextraordinaryjourney project in support of @womenforwomen. Inspiring women, a delicious lunch and all the tea & coffee a girl can drink- that’s pretty close to a perfect day in my book.☕️📔🖋
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Sharing a slice of yesterday’s splendid afternoon with @taylors & @creatingforgood for the 2nd workshop of #CFGExtraordinaryJourney. @belleannee was at the helm hosting a cooking class with incredible dishes that compliment the flavour notes of @taylors’ Origin range coffees. • I could hardly contain my excitement when I plopped two juicy, Berebere-spice crusted beef tenderloins on the skillet to sizzle. It was the dish I looked forward to most but once we sat down and incorporated the honey roasted acorn squash and @ottolenghi lentil salad (from @wom@womenforwomenuk cookbook) it was obvious that this was the best meals I’ve had in quite some time. We capped the meal off with a vanilla soufflé topped with coffee creme anglaise. • @mondomulia also spoilt us with this Olive oil & Orange cake made from the @womenforwomenuk cookbook. I basically left the event wanting to recreate all the dishes we tried 😋. #sponsored _______ #onthetable #onmyplate #makeitdelicious #makemoments #flashesofdelight #verilymoment #beautifulcuisines #eattheworld
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We've been busy in the kitchen with @creatingforgood, cooking up a global menu inspired by the flavour notes of our single origin coffees. To find out more about our #CFGExtraordinaryJourney project, click the link in our bio.
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Our #CFGExtraordinaryJourney of creativity and learning continues... - 📷 @theslowtraveler
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One month after meeting for the first time in Harrogate at the home of @taylors, the #CFGExtraordinaryJourney creators met again today for a cooking workshop led by @belleannee. 👩🏻‍🍳 The day started with a cup of coffee and a slice of Olive Oil & Orange Cake. The recipe is from @womenforwomenuk ‘Share’ cookbook and, honestly, it’s one of the best cakes I’ve ever made! 🍊We learnt about the many flavours of coffee through a cupping session of Taylors’ single origin premium range. ☕️ We then cooked a wonderful feast of Berbere spiced filled, honey roasted acorn squash and vanilla soufflé with Taylors Praline Brazil coffee crème anglaise. We took lots of photos and created wonderful memories together. 📷 I am already looking forward to the next workshop of this Extraordinary Journey! #ad
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Anyone for some sweet roasted acorn squash? I’d happily eat this whole pile mashed with salted butter and cracked black pepper. Such a fun day taking part in our second creative workshop in collaboration with @tay@taylors @cre@creatingforgood - learning more about the nuances of flavour in speciality coffee (over 1000 volatile and non volatile aromas, in fact) with a cupping session, followed by an illuminating cookery lesson with @bel@belleannee which incorporated some of these flavours. We made so much food! Berbere spiced beef fillet, roasted acorn squash and an @ottolenghi lentil salad from the @womenforwomenuk cookbook with vanilla soufflés and coffee creme anglaise for pud. Such a feast. Thank you to @belleannee @mondomulia @creatingforgood and @taylors for a truly inspiring day. #cfgextraordinaryjourney #spon #autumnfood #coffee #cookery #autumnrecipes #gourds #squash
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