Category: Daily Life and Society

love lessons from lockdown

Lessons in Love from Lockdown

Commitment, hospitality, and getting what you wished for: what I learnt after over 60 days of being in strict quarantine with my Argentinian in-laws It has been 5 months since I started writing articles for this blog and in those 5 months, life has changed dramatically. Back in January when I made my pledge to the world and declared that ´I want to live in a close-knit community´, I had...

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Homo Sapiens- The World´s Most Domesticated Species

Intelligent above all others or blindly domesticated and whipped into submission? Disconnected from their natural habitat and instead taught to live in the cage of the modern world, homo-sapiens are breaking free at last. Recently I went for breakfast with a good friend of mine, Laura. City girl by nature, she feels perfectly at home here in the urban jungle- the diversity, the street art, the different textures all around-...

radical dream

Birthing a Radical Dream- Do you Dare?

A more beautiful world is possible and it starts with a radical dream. The 9 to 5. The work commitments. The family gathering. The latest episode of your favourite series on Netflix. With so many distractions and demands on our time, it is so easy to get swept away in day to day life. It´s not easy to find a moment to pause and reflect on what we really want...

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Dinner Time Dreaming

A more beautiful world- is it possible? This is the story of my day to day life. A story that is maybe similar to yours and to so many other peoples´ around the world. From my morning commute to that last minute ´what should we have for dinner´ supermarket dash, I reflect on some of my observations of the world I see around me. Is this all we can expect...