Caroline Avnit

poet - mystic - seeker

Apr 7, 2020

Consolation

We can no sooner control our fate than we can the elements the currency of our free will has been spent and we are left alone with our desperate longing. A dark night has overcome the world and with it, a deep knowing that

Consolation
May 28, 2020

Cape Town to London

Cape Town to London

It has been very warm this week, but I have not felt like I have had much energy or enthusiasm for things. It is not just the lockdown rules that are getting to

May 27, 2020

tsiology

tsiology

you are never as alone as you may feel when fear and fatigue grips your heart remember this: take a deep breath make yourself a cup of tea do not worry I will

May 27, 2020

My Falafel

My Falafel

I love Greek and Middle Eastern food and have always enjoyed eating Falafel, the vegetarian dish of chickpea balls that originates from the Middle East. My biggest gripe when eating falafel is that

May 24, 2020

Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Brownies

The dense, fudge-like texture of these chocolate brownies may lead you to think they are extremely decadent, but actually they are made from sweet potato and are relatively healthy.  They are easy to

May 23, 2020

Saturday’s 6 Things

Saturday’s 6 Things

Six facts about what I have focused on this past week. 1. I have enjoyed watching: The British series, ‘Trying’,  about a young couple trying to have and then adopt a baby, on

May 20, 2020

A Family of Bees

A Family of Bees

I just found out that today is International Bee Day! In honour of these beautiful, very necessary creatures that so often inspire my writing, I am posting this poem. A family of beesSometimes

May 20, 2020

Parrotnapping

Parrotnapping

“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild." - Stephen King, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank RemptionYesterday I had a decidedly

May 20, 2020

The Best Mousaka

The Best Mousaka

Although time-consuming, this Greek dish won’t disappoint. It is divine and makes a great meal to serve to guests as it is impressive and very more-some. Serve alongside a Greek Salad and

May 17, 2020

Marking the Days

Marking the Days

“Time is a relationship that we have with the rest of the universe; or more accurately, we are one of the clocks, measuring one kind of time. Animals and aliens may measure it

May 17, 2020

Saturday’s 6 Things

Saturday’s 6 Things

Six facts about what I have focused on this past week. 1. I have enjoyed watching: The short talks on the Psalms on the Youtube Chanel for St Peter’s Notting Hill. 2.

May 17, 2020

Healthy Crunchies

Healthy Crunchies

Who doesn’t love crunchies? The sweet oats and crunchiness of this biscuit makes them a favourite snack for both the young and old (in fact even my Bassett Hound loves them). The

May 13, 2020

Spicy Mexican Soup

Spicy Mexican Soup

When it is cold and rainy, there is nothing better then making a pot of warm, nurturing, spicy soup. Take inspiration from Mexico and get your protein from the beans while allowing the