Paula Laurel Dara Jackson

I am a global nomad, having lived around the world both as a child and adult. I began my career as a concert pianist and left the profession to focus on my passion; education and children. I worked with a number of multi-lateral organsiations, NGOs and Governmental organsiations as an educational consultant and am now dedicating my time towards realising my dream. My dream is to create opportunities for children around the world to discover, nourish and share thier dreams, skills and talents with the world.

Learning to Trust and Embrace your Inner child

 Leaning into my inner-child has given me a sense of purpose, fuels me with a life energy which I had long lost and offers me with a clear vision, which keeps me going each and every day.  As a little child I spent most of my time creating; baking, cooking, writing stories, poems, making up plays, writings songs, creating puppet shows, cooking and talk shows…. The sky was my limit....more

Awareness and a recipe for an Apricot sweet bread (vegan)

Through awareness, you get a certain attitude. That’s the way, you see, to achieve more peaceful, more compassion, more friendship through that way. The Dalai LamaOften what we are looking for is right there, either already within us-next us or right in front of your noses-...more

Our thoughts, our Reality and a recipe for Curried Tomato Chickpeas

www.mydiaryofafoodie.com The mind is everything. What you think you become. Buddha I had a simply fabulous experience last month and one which is still dancing happily within my soul. On one rather usual sunny day in Berlin, I was reminded once again of just how powerful our thoughts can be in creating our reality....more

The Baker, the Neighbor and the Taxi Driver. Recipe for vegan quinoa ginger muffins

www.mydiaryofafoodie.com Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. Kahlil Gibran...more

Expectations, Disappointment and an ultra Chewy Vegan Granola Bar recipe

www.mydiaryofafoodie.com“It is generally known, that he who expects much will be often disappointed; yet disappointment seldom cures us of expectation, or has any effect other than that of producing a moral sentence or peevish exclamation”Samuel Johnson...more

Spring Sweets: Raw, Decadent, Vegan Chocolate Mousse

www.mydiaryofafoodie.com “Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o’er lost days. Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute; What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” Goethe   ...more

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Oatmeal Cookies, Friendship and Meditation

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