Tagged: Earth

Volunteering in the Azores

Volunteering in the Azores: Adventure, Magic and Reality Checks (part 2)

This is the second instalment of the summer I spent exploring alternative ways of living in the magical islands of the Azores, where my dream of living a sustainable life in harmony with nature first started. We begin where we left off in part 1, at the moment of crisis at Quinta da Canada, the young permaculture project on the island of Sao Miguel, where I had been volunteering for...

Re-wilding wild nature

Re-Wilding Ourselves

The Art of Seeing: the key to connecting with wild nature and the antidote to city life How many times have I heard the same complaints about city living from my friends: ´Oh I just feel so disconnected from nature´ ´I really ought to get out of the city more´ ´I just miss the greenery so much!´ It´s true that with more and more people living an urban life, the...

homosapiens domesticated civilised society

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...

argentina salt flats declaration to the world

A Declaration to The World

Bolding declaring to the world my dreams and my intentions for my life…after this there is no going back! As one year comes to a close and another one begins, we often reflect on life and where we are going. With the trees bare and the cold winter wind banging at the door, nature seems to will us into hibernation. This time of year seems to support us in going...