The Beast From the East

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Good morning fellow bloggers!


SO! Who has heard or experienced this ‘Beast from the East’? I certainly have been in the midst of it all. Currently waiting for the big fall to come this afternoon which will be oh so fun! *rolls eyes*.


What is ‘The Beast from the East’? 

You can find out and educate yourself here… The Beast from the East . 

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In short:

Blizzards, strong winds, drifting snow and the bitter cold has caused death and disruption as the weather system nicknamed the “Beast from the East” combined with Storm Emma to create some of the most testing weather experienced in the UK for years.

The Met Office issued a red warning – its most severe alert – on Thursday as temperatures plunged and up to 50cm (20 inches) of snow fell on high ground. Forecasters said the harsh conditions could continue in…

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Frozen Waterfalls and Other Snowy Beauties

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Here in the NC mountains we have been experiencing colder than usual temperatures for extended period of times. As much as I detest my face hurting when I walk outside, the frozen beauty the single digits bring is almost worth it. My hubby and I started the year off with a couple of chilly hikes. It was so cold my phone stopped working mid-hike and had to be warmed up before I could take more pictures. So these aren’t my best work but I risked hand frost-bite to get them! I’ve coupled the pictures with some motivational quotes to get the year started right!

“The most successful people are those who are good at plan B.”~James Yorke

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“If you want your dreams to come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.”      ~J.M. Power

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Weathered: Lava’s Journey to the Bottoms of My Feet

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Originally posted on Second Wind Leisure Perspectives:
Although our week on the Big Island of Hawaii is nearing its end, I managed to incorporate our visit to Volcanoes National Park into the Weekly Photo challenge: Weathered. Where did the sand of…

2017 Hokkaido Winter Drive – Blog Series

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In this blog series, I share the experience of my first winter drive in Hokkaido. Many of you are fans of my Singapore-Thailand road trips. This road trip, however, is a completely different animal, especially for many of us who have never driven in the snow and icy conditions before.

This was also the first time in 17 years I’ve rented a car for a holiday drive. I booked a car from the excellent website Rentalcars.com, a zippy Mazda 2 which is sufficient for two adults and one child. After doing a bit of research, I realised that an International Driving Permit would be required for driving in Japan. This is easily available at the Automobile Association of Singapore. The application procedure was super easy and convenient- I did a walk-in application at the Ang Mo Kio office and it took me only 10 minutes, all you need…

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The 2017 Winter Solstice

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Please enjoy this custom meditation based on the frequencies of the chakras combined with binaural audio to help your mind expand its awareness of self.

This winter solstice will bring out the extreme polarization of humanity becomes tangible and noticeable

Polarization and realization – these are the best words to use to explain this phenomenon

The new fifth-dimensional Time line was split off from the original third-dimensional Time line of our chronological history.

A dimension is a layer of reality, which is based on a range of vibrational frequencies. The third dimension is the physical realm. It’s the realm of dense form. The fourth dimension is the astral realm, one of emotion, illusion and distortion. It’s the realm of the sub-conscious mind – our dream world. The fifth dimension, the etheric realm, is a dimension of spiritual truth. And, as a conscious, living being, the planet Earth exists in…

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Why simple is better when shopping for toys – In Between Moderation

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This year Christmas shopping for my children was one of the hardest year’s yet. When they made their lists, I let them flip through the toy store catalogs and to get…

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