The True Sea

Slow Living, Inner Peace and Self Love

Taking stock


Taking Stock | Chiaki Creates chiakicreates.comEnjoying: the life that I’ve created for myself.
Listening: to Something For Kate.
Wearing: my fringed, paisley patterned kimono.
Making: quick-pickled red onions.
Drinking: Pukka supreme matcha green tea and Heath & Heather apple cinnamon tisane.
Feeling: elated.
Reading: How To Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran.
Looking: forward to moving down to the seafront on Saturday!
Wishing: that I didn’t have to spend yet another Christmas away from my loved ones.
Waiting: for the English translation of Manatsu no Hōteishiki by Keigo Higashino to come out.
Snacking: on super yummy snacks from graze.
Coveting: a warm wrap poncho thing.
Hearing: the neighbours’ cats greeting me when I walk past their house.
Learning: how to do my eyebrows.
Loving: my waterproof phone.
Watching: American Horror Story: Hotel and my favourite AHS season: Asylum.
Getting: back into sitting zazen.
Noticing: how full of love and compassion everyone I meet is.
Giggling: at The Adam Buxton Podcast.
Bookmarking: documentaries and TV shows that I want to watch.
Deciding: that my hair is long enough for me to start using wooden hair sticks again.
Wanting: what I have.
Thinking: about naïve realism.
Knowing: that I finally have a permanent full time job that I love.

Taking Stock is a feature inspired by the lovely Pip of Meet Me At Mike’s.

2 thoughts on “Taking stock

  1. This is lovely! I’m glad you are feeling happy.

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