How We Play: Around the World | Susan Lambriks | International Spouses Program TU/e Sports Center

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Susan Lambriks

Very proud to introduce our Get in Touch Network Partner Susan Lambriks. Susan is initiator of the International Spouses Program (ISP) of the TU/e Student Sports Center. This fabulous and amazing spouses program started some weeks ago, and many of our Get in Touch spouses are participating in this program with great enthusiasm and joy!

Now Susan has started a new serial in our GiT Blog for which she has asked international spouses to share their childhood memories of playing ‘back home’. ‘Sporting together’ activates in her eyes the same spirits as ‘playing together’ has done long ago. And I think she is very right. Thx Susan! 

HOW WE PLAY: AROUND THE WORLD – INTRODUCTION BY SUSAN LAMBRIKS

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I find myself contemplating the idea of love. Far from the Greek myths and tragic tales of Cupid and the fickle specter of romantic love, I believe that love can be, and should be, thought of as an inclusive action instead of as an exclusive club.

We can express our love for each other in so many ways: simple kindnesses directed at strangers, finding forgiveness for an enemy, treating our partners with the respect that we usually reserve for our guests, showing compassion for animals, and putting aside daily frustrations with our children to spend quality time together.

A special category of love is that which we feel for our friends. Bonding over shared interests, exchanging feelings and having fun together are ways that we can express gratitude for one another. In other words, by reaching out to each other in a genuine way, we thank our friend for being a part of our life.

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GiT International Recipes | Spicy Vegan Soup | Audrey Fournier

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Audrey Fournier

Next to Giulia Pisani and Elin Hansson, also our dear GiT spouse Audrey Fournier contributed to the recent GiT Health International Food Workshop in January.

Am very happy to introduce Audrey who presented her spicy and yummy recipe by this beautiful powerpoint presentation.

She also explained clearly which choices she had made to make her recipe more healthy and how she likes to expand her awareness about ecological sustainable ingredients as well.

Thanks a lot Audrey, we loved the taste of it!

 

VEGAN SPICED BLENDED SOUP

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GiT International recipes | Yummy and Healthy | Giulia Pisani

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Giulia Pisani

Would love to introduce our dear Get in Touch spouse Giulia Pisani. Giulia and two other Get in Touch spouses (Audrey Fournier & Elin Hansson) have recently given a GiT  workshop ‘yummy & healthy cooking’, in cooperation with Annemiek & Marieke who are specialized in healthy food promotion.

Giulia showed us various dishes to bake and cook: lovely sweet apple honey cookies, by using the ‘waste’ of apples, and two varieties of a tasty ‘gruel’ of chick peas, a fabulous pancakelike side dish. In this Powerpoint Presentation she informs us about the recipes, the healthy choices she made, useful info about the contents of the ingredients, and interesting historical background stories of those dishes.

Thanks a lot, dear Giulia .. :)!

BELOW YOU’LL FIND THE BEAUTIFULLY CREATED POWERPOINT OF GULIA PISANI

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