An egg-cellent work of Nature!

Today I bring you a little magic box.

This little magic box encapsulates is, in my humble opinion, Nature’s best work of Engineering! 😉

Behold the Egg!

an egg
a chicken’s egg

This is the image we get immediately when we think of an egg but eggs come in different shapes and sizes.

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The Science of a good night’s sleep

Oh hello! Missed me? I do hope so.

I decided to take a breather to focus on other quests. However, despite the absence, my mind has never left this blog. It’s good to be back!

And speaking of pause, how do you fell when you wake up in the morning? Is your sleep restorative?

I am trying to force myself not only to sleep more but to sleep better. There’s a difference, you know?

There are myriads of online advice, lists and apps to help you have a restful night. Unfortunately, the solution is not simple.

If you are curious, here’s what I am attempting to improve my sleep quality:

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Driving home for Christmas… and some monkfish

I’ll be going home for Christmas in a week. I cannot wait!

I aim, in the short 12 days of my Holiday break, to soak up as much as I can. It’s a big task: I have a long list of things to do… and eat.

Portugal has many Christmas gastronomic traditions and I will partake in many, but the one I am craving the most involves the ugliest yet tastiest fish ever – the monkfish.

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