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Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir…
In this insightful gem, journalist and life coach Wanda Hennig writes wisely, hilariously and sometimes poignantly about sex and food; living for three-and-a-half years at the San Francisco Zen Center; moving solo from one continent to another; meditation; creative mindfulness strategies and more. Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon (Say Yes Press). Edition Two (Mouth Orgasm edition) published August 2017 (ISBN 9780996820523 paperback; ISBN 9780996820523 eBook).
Travel to Poland: Krakow, Chef Adam and Ed Red
Chef Adam Chrząstowski is reviving Polish culinary traditions at Ed Red restaurant in Krakow. “We try to respect the whole animal. Our restaurant is dedicated to meat,” he told the author. Ed Red was the first restaurant in Poland to dry-age their steaks, all the meat comes within 100km. Local products and reeducating palates are among the charming and well-traveled chef’s culinary passions.
Wolf Totem and French kisses with wolves: an interview
French director Jean-Jacques Annaud talks about making Wolf Totem, the relevance of the film to China, Mongol culture, French kissing a wolf and wolf whisperer Andrew Simpson, ice sculpture horses, his relationship with religion and more in an interview with Wanda Hennig in Durban.
A bush escape from Durban to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park
When you’re in Durban and need a getaway, going ‘wild’ — and to a bush camp — is an easy …
My backpack, my daughter and me: Part 1
We set off on our European summer backpacking vacation one warm and sunny winter afternoon late in May. My daughter was 13. I was 30-something. We flew from Durban to London via Nairobi and found from the very beginning that learning while on the move is easier than ABC. Things are there all the time, waiting to be noticed, grasped and stored away in the memory with minimum effort.
My backpack, my daughter and me: Part 2
Our first night in Athens after arriving late in the evening and desperate for a place to drop our bodies and our backpacks, we found ourselves in the sleaziest hotel I have ever seen. But on the whole, Greece was great. So great, we spent almost a month there instead of the planned two weeks. This story recently won ‘Gold’ in the Bay Area Travel Writers internet travel article award category.
Travel to Poland: Copernicus, Olstzyn, Grunwald and Malbork
Reflections on a month-long ‘roots’ trip.
Positively Poland: Four
“We should take an early breakfast. Our day’s destination will be Malbork where …
Travel to Poland: Magical Masuria and din in Ryn
After breakfast I want show you the region of Masuria, the land of one thousand lakes. The best way for us to visit this region is, when we get there, to walk a bit and then to rent a small houseboat and spend a few hours on the water exploring.
Travel to Poland: Gravely Grajewo
Wanda Hennig blogs about her month-long ‘roots’ trip to Poland.
Positively Poland: Two
“We should take early breakfast and drive to Grajewo …
Romancing the goosebumps at Canada’s ice hotel
Canada’s Hôtel de Glace is a pristine sanctuary that comes into being each year, never in quite the same form, then melts away, like it was all an illusion. A hotel with no restaurant, no room service, no TV or Internet access and where, to get to the loo in the middle of the night, you have to negotiate an outdoor courtyard where the temperature is below freezing and, if snow is falling, it will be falling on you.