Cultivating gratitude

It’s easy to let events in your life become overwhelming. Sometimes it feels like everything is going wrong, but external events are never personal attacks by the universe. We have to learn to roll with it, teach ourselves to be whelmed. Chastity: I know you can be overwhelmed, and you can be underwhelmed, but can you ever just […]

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Dinosaur Juice

This is an entirely fictional short story exploring food sustainability in Australia.  I’m not a market gardener in Moruya but I’ve used it as the setting for this story because it’s an incredible example of how a sustainable, local food economy could function. Also, the Agrarian ‘Deep Winter’ unconference takes place in – yes, you […]

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Who’s in your ‘Famous Five’?

I think all of us are part of our very own ‘Famous Five’ (not to be confused with a Kill Bill-esque ‘Death list five’). We all have our close circle of friends we’d call on for an adventure. It’s probably a diverse group, each member with their own unique skills and wit. They’re the people you […]

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Nickelodeon, cheers to you for Korrasami.

Have you ever watched an episode of Avatar: the Last Airbender? Personally, I rate it as one of the most groundbreaking series to hit our screens. Ever. I grew up with Aang just as I did alongside Harry Potter; yet, I would weight this anime series with greater bearing on my outlook on life. The show celebrates […]

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