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Simple pleasures: tea, macaroons and conversation on a Sunday afternoon

Simple pleasures: tea, macaroons and conversation on a Sunday afternoon | Simple pleasures | Scoop.it
I discovered my love for macaroons quite late in life, but it's now an essential item in my simple pleasures list.
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Yummy potatoes with a twist

Yummy potatoes with a twist | Simple pleasures | Scoop.it
Spud is a little place on New Row, just off St Martins Lane in Covent Garden, that cooks the most amazing baked potatoes I've ever tasted.
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Olivetti girl

Olivetti girl | Simple pleasures | Scoop.it
Having just stumbled upon this old Olivetti ad made me remember my young self 15 or so years ago.
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The pleasure of typing and getting your fingers trapped in between the letters...

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Discover what lies behind the japanese word kimochi

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Kimochi means 'feelings' or 'mood' but this article tells us a little more about what's behind the meaning of this word. 

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A history of photography in 6 cameras

A history of photography in 6 cameras | Simple pleasures | Scoop.it
These are my 6 cameras. Each of them carries a story. The dates on the picture refer to the moment in history when this kind of photographic device became popular or reached the mainstream public.
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Japanese word of the day: itadakimasu

Japanese word of the day: itadakimasu | Simple pleasures | Scoop.it
Itadakimasu (頂きます) is a word used in Japan just before having a meal. It means 'I humbly receive' and it's related to the tradition of thanking nature for your food.
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Japanese word of the day: tamago

Japanese word of the day: tamago | Simple pleasures | Scoop.it
Tamago (卵) is the Japanese word for egg and I'm sure that if you're a frequent visitor of Japanese restaurants you have seen it on menus many times.
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Did you tamagotchi ended up being a good or a bad egg?

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How do you like your tea?

How do you like your tea? | Simple pleasures | Scoop.it
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When it comes to making tea in the UK, it's worth getting your skills brushed up. This post gives some tips to get the best tea out of you. 

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