Autumn is my favourite season. I enjoy observing nature’s incredible palette of autumn colours, as the leaves are turning into glowing yellow, warm orange, golden brown and some even fade to fascinating red. It is a great time to be outdoors and rediscover the local trails and forests, in preparation for the winter cross-country racing season. Unfortunately, autumn also brings with itself the arrival of the flu and cold season – sniffles, coughs, and sick days put many of our plans (or training plans, if you are a runner, too) to a halt. As the old saying goes, prevention is…

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Hubby and I spent a relaxing week in Provence in June, turning the second half of his work trip into a cheeky romantic getaway. (Which feels like it happened in another lifetime -since we got back, life has been like a whirlwind and things got insanely busy for both of us at work and also at home. In fact, writing this single post has taken me flippin’ two weeks). By going on this trip, I have managed to tick off one more item from my bucket list – namely, immersing myself into all things lavender! Lavender, which is known since ancient…

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