Moments of Joy

Photography, journaling, books and poetry

Simplicity, minimalism, nature and lots of coffee/tea


  • October


    October is here with all its beauty. I couldn’t resist to these flowers, I had to bring them home, a ‘me gift’. “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”― Henri Matisse The weather was pleasant during the weekend, and we cleaned up our vegetable garden. Yes, October is also a month for […]

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  • draft


    focus a click, a sound exploding the senses pencil caressing the paper just like an addicting enthusiasm opposing ideas reaching the ground thunder Tanka Tuesday – theme prompt “The Nature of Lightning” – I’m sharing a Butterfly Cinquain about my process of creating a draft, putting ideas together, scribbling, and words floating until they reach […]

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  • secret message

    secret message

    “Make something great” :: I found this card yesterday while cleaning my stationery drawer. I liked the background colour of the card, it matches my nail polish and called my attention among much other stuff inside the drawer. We don’t need to make something ‘great’ but can make ‘great’ the tiny things that make us […]

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  • season of flavours and colours

    season of flavours and colours

    Isn’t this season all about flavours and colours? Time for being cozy and turning inwards, to feel our feelings and understand our being. Who can resist a pumpkin spice frappuccino during a work break? Or a pumpkin pie slice early morning? With all the colourful candies on display, hard to resist bringing some home. Yes, […]

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  • How do you like your coffee?

    How do you like your coffee?

    I like mine with almond milk, sometimes coconut milk, other times oat milk. I used to have it black, but recently I learned how to make vegan milk and it turned out to be part of my morning ritual. My favourite one at the moment. I add the fresh and warm milk to a strong […]

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  • orange


    Hello you, Monday morning here. Lots of sunshine and really warm, we are in the middle of a heatwave. No complaints on my part, I’m trying to soak up all the solar energy before the return of the gray days. I visited a garden close to my home yesterday and the orange coloured flowers called […]

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