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 ultimate lemon drizzle cake is less buttery than a regular one. This might sound a […]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 cake before going to my class to teach. I tried their vegan carrot cake for the first time. The texture was so soft and light, and the taste was beautiful. Nuts and dry flower petals were […]Read more "Carrot Cake"
Since I’ve started reading this beautiful book, The Empath’s Survival Guide by Dr. Judith Orloff (Publisher: Sounds True, 2018), so many aspects of my life have changed. I had waited for an authentic guide like this book for a long time. Her explanations of empathy are simply fascinating. She states: “I challenge the status quo and […]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 Katie Kondo. 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. […]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 some linguistic errors and narrative descriptions and adding the findings of a thematic analysis of interview data. 35,000-word findings Actually, the findings chapter has 35,000 words, including transcripts and translations […]Read more "Weeks 149 and 150: Chapter five is done"