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A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN

About marta pakovska

Marta is born in the Balkans, raised in the Lowlands, and now living at the foot of the French Alps. She has worked most her life on 'the internet' and was educated as an historian. On this blog she tells stories about her life.
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DIY upcycled woven chair
3 years ago

DIY upcycled woven chair

By  •  make, home

I don’t think I often post in the first week of the year, so I often miss the opportunity to wish you a very good new year?! But not this …
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Japan: the prologue
3 years ago

Japan: the prologue

Two months ago we came back from our holiday in Asia. We spent a little over three weeks in Japan and a short week in China, where we visited family. …
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Vegetable soup with parsley knödel and grilled cauliflower
3 years ago

Vegetable soup with parsley knödel and grilled cauliflower

By  •  eat

The vegetable garden is being cleared out this time of year. Partly, that is. We are reaching the end of the summer abundance. The summer crops are making place for …
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Visiting Fort Saint-Eynard in the Chartreuse above Grenoble
3 years ago

Visiting Fort Saint-Eynard in the Chartreuse above Grenoble

It has been a while since I shared something that you can visit around here and we visit so many things, that I really have to post more! I guess …
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Foraging wild blueberries on Super Collet d’Allevard
3 years ago

Foraging wild blueberries on Super Collet d’Allevard

Hello, I’m back! Back on the blog, back in the country. Back on the mountain. As we were away most of summer, we are now trying to catch up quickly …
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Lemon leaf infused buffalo mozzarella recipe
3 years ago

Lemon leaf infused buffalo mozzarella recipe

By  •  eat

Eduard recently came home from a conference that was held in Italy. Sorrento, to be more precise. He couldn’t stop talking about the food that was served out during the …
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Vegan Macedonian stuffed peppers recipe
4 years ago

Vegan Macedonian stuffed peppers recipe

Recipe time! Today I want to show you how I make vegan stuffed peppers. Although I don’t use my grandmothers recipe (if she even had one), I do try to …
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A Sunday afternoon walk around our village lake
4 years ago

A Sunday afternoon walk around our village lake

As I was preparing the pictures for this post yesterday, I wasn’t sure whether to make a simple post with pretty pictures to show the beautiful valley we live in. …
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Vegetarian horseradish pumpkin seeds spread
4 years ago

Vegetarian horseradish pumpkin seeds spread

As a vegetarian I don’t have a lot of options when it comes to building up a rich sandwich. Definitely not in France, as the French aren’t too fond of …
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Mushroom picking in autumnal Savoy – a quick introduction
4 years ago

Mushroom picking in autumnal Savoy – a quick introduction

We returned this week from a long car tour around Europe. It was really enjoyable. We saw a lot of things and experienced some new things. I hope I will …
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