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rainbows Galicia

Rainbow Vision: The Antidote to Doom and Gloom

The secret power of the rainbow in the face of an ever miserable world. Some time ago I went to visit some family in Galicia, Northern Spain. Famed for its notorious wet weather, the green mountains and trees were a much-needed tonic for the dry plains of Madrid that I have grown accustomed to. In true Galician spirit, it rained almost every day we were there, much to the delight...

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Conflict in The Community Garden

Anyone who read my last post about the community garden ¡Esta es Una Plaza!, a community garden in Madrid, may have come away with an idealistic view of a utopian community in the city full of like-minded people, working together for the common good of all and transforming the city in the process.  Whilst this image is indeed accurate in many ways, it would be naive to think that there...

¡Esta es Una Plaza! Inspiring Permaculture in the City

In this post I tell the story of an incredible example of what is possible when people come together to create something different in the world. This magical place is ¡Esta es Una Plaza!, an urban garden in Madrid that I am lucky enough to be using to base my permaculture design project on.  Here I share a bit about my permaculture studies so far and introduce to you this...

Fierce Love of the Goddess

The Fierce Love of The Goddess

The key ingredient in the creation of A More Beautiful World Maybe it can all seem a bit too fanciful, too over the top, too good to ever be true, all this talk of A More Beautiful World. Even I doubt that its creation is possible when I read the news and see the chaos and negativity that seems to engulf us. How can I sit here writing about A...