I’ve tested my recipe for a lemon drizzle cake four times, and slight adjustments have made it better every time. Lemon drizzle cake is my family’s favourite cake, so I’m motivated to discover the best flavour and quantity for us. My lemon cake is getting simpler I believe that baking a lemon drizzle […]Read more "My Ultimate Lemon Drizzle Cake [recipe]"
Two weeks ago, I dropped by a cafe (SOHO Coffee Co.) to grab a coffee and a slice of vegan carrot cake before going to my class to teach. The texture of the carrot cake was so soft and light, and the taste was beautiful. Nuts and dry flower petals were sprinkled on the top, […]Read more "Carrot Cake"
Since I’ve started reading this book, The Empath’s Survival Guide by Dr Judith Orloff, some aspects of my life have changed. I had waited for an authentic guide like this book for a long time, and her explanations of empathy are fascinating. Dr Orloff states: “I challenge the status quo and create a new normal for […]Read more "The Empath’s Survival Guide – Life Strategies for Sensitive People: Review"
I’ve changed my blog title, which used to be simply my full name. The new title is Kaya, named after Buddha Kaya, which means Buddha’s three bodies (three kayas): The first body, ‘true body’, embodies the very principle of enlightenment. The second, ‘bliss body’, is a body of bliss or clear light manifestation. The last […]Read more "A spiritual connection #1"
Finally, after ten months’ struggle, I have completed writing the findings chapter. For the last month, I have been amending the chapter by revising narrative descriptions and some linguistic errors, and adding the findings of a thematic analysis of interview data. 35,000-word findings The findings chapter has 35,000 words, including transcripts and translations of the […]Read more "Weeks 149 and 150: Chapter five is done"
I’ve made slow progress in writing during the week. My objectives are to revise the findings chapter, and add a thematic map of my interview analysis. I never imagined that I would be revising this one chapter throughout the whole year! These 12 months have also included establishing an analytical framework and writing the discussion chapter in […]Read more "Week 148: Inspiring quotes"