Category Archives: Earth and Environment

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Freedom of Humanity

Recently I have been looking into alternative reality and by this I don’t mean alternatives to reality, whatever that might mean, but alternatives to our, Western idea of reality. Not only have I learned a lot, I’ve also realised that the key to all the problems we are experiencing as humanity is not in anything else but in this huge chasm between the materialistic worldview and the native one. This is perhaps the most important issue facing humanity in the 21st century. Continue reading

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Interview with the incredible Saba Douglas-Hamilton

Incredible woman, mum, conservationist and activist, Saba Douglas-Hamilton speaks to Berkshire Woman about her work, elephant poachers and her life in remote Africa. In the true style of a Superwoman Saba’s powerful words speak for themselves. If you are not going to see her live in April on her tour A Life With Elephants this interview is the next best thing! Continue reading

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Flirting With Minimalism: The Reluctant Environmentalist

During my more ‘consumerist’ years, I remember arriving home from work to towers of cardboard boxes. Products I had bought to fill that emptiness we all feel when things are no longer satisfying or meaningful. The initial excitement of owning something new was always diligently followed by that toxic cocktail of guilt mixed with disgust. I’d look around my room, now strewn with the severed limbs of cardboard boxes and entrails of packing tape and styrofoam peanuts, and I’d scream on the inside. Continue reading

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