raw: april 2017

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With the weather cooling down and green turning to orange, April has definitely marked the beginning of a new season. I’ve been a bit of a homebody this month but that doesn’t mean a whole lot of things haven’t been going on. The year is racing by so I hope you’re taking a moment to be thankful! […]

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food swaps: connecting with food and community

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What’s a food swap, you ask? To quote Local Harvest: Food Swaps are local gatherings where people swap excess homegrown produce and gardening extras. Items may include fruit, vegetables, herbs, eggs, seeds, seedlings, gardening tips and worm juice, but may easily extend to skills shares, stories and seasonal recipes. Swaps are generally money free and run on an […]

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raw: march 2017

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How has it gone by so fast? With wacky weather, a very different and hectic schedule, and taking every opportunity that comes my way, this month has been crazy. Here’s my highlights from March 2017. What were your favourites moments? 1. This month I received the Autumn edition of the beautiful Slow Magazine. I received a subscription for Christmas, […]

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raw: february 2017

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I thought I might start doing a monthly sum up of five things I’ve loved each month. February has been an interesting one – a month of a lot of change but there’s also been so many exciting things going on. I’ve been devouring books, articles, videos, documentaries – anything I can get my hands […]

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a very belated summary of my zero-waste month

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During April, I decided to get involved with Give A Fork! month, hosted by Sustainable Table, where daily emails (as well as restaurants and sustainable companies getting involved) supported you through attempting to fit a month’s worth of waste into a jar of your choosing. It was quite a crazy decision, being the month in the […]

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rainbow mountain in photos

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With a maximum altitude of over 5000m, this 6 hour hike was intense. Rainbow Mountain, known locally as Vinicunca, is everything and more that you see in the many photos of it. The hike both to and from this ‘highlight’ was unexpectedly incredible, with colours appearing and disappearing as the light changed. I took so […]

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the quilotoa loop in photos

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The Quilotoa Loop is an independent, multi-day village-to-village hike based around the Quilotoa, about 4 hours by bus from Quito (Quito>Latacunga>Quilotoa). Though many people visit Quilotoa Crater on a day trip, I can highly recommend doing at least an overnight on the loop. There is so much to see in the surrounding area. After staying […]

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