The small things matter. Even more so these days.
It is more difficult than ever to look up and take stock of the moments. We are all trying to get back what we’ve lost. To start something new. To claw back our freedom. To accept that things will likely never be the same no matter how hard we try.
And so we need to find joy in the small victories. Celebrate each other. Savour each sip of the delicious cup of coffee you’re drinking. Take a moment to respect the people that grew it. Take a moment to respect the person who brewed it.
So as we face another summer of uncertainty, not knowing if and when a new set of regulations will change everything all over again, let’s remember to celebrate.
Make that cocktail or mocktail you’ve been threatening to try out at home. Visit that new cafe you haven’t had a chance to get to yet. Spend a few minutes learning your favourite barista's story. Buy a coffee from a new origin country. Experiment with it, see how it tastes at different times after it’s been roasted. Up your water game at home.
We can’t control much, but we can make the small things count.
Hope your summer is full of mini celebrations. They matter.
Thank you for your support! All our best, Mel and Iain
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