Frozen Tears

In recent times I have learnt much about glaciers. I have many new words in my vocabulary, moraine, firn, blue ice, ablation zones, glacial flour…….. Then I came across this Maori explanation at Franz Joseph Glacier and decided I preferred that instead! The early Maori knew Franz Joseph as Ka Rominate o Hine Hukatere (Tears … More Frozen Tears

Fermentation anybody?

  Time is getting precious as I am leaving Central America this week, but I decided to stay on a little longer in San Marcos.  The guys at Love Probiotics were running a 3 day workshop so I signed up.  It wasn’t a hard decision to make as the eating and preparing more natural food has caught … More Fermentation anybody?

Conscious Learning

On any given day there is a course or workshop running here in San Marcos but at the weekend, it was taken to a new level with The Festival of Consciousness. The what? Yes, you read correctly, The Festival of Consciousness. When I got here a few weeks ago I saw the signs around town for the … More Conscious Learning

Trying something new – more practice required

One of the ways I decided that I want to use my time while ‘on leave’ is to learn to take better photographs. A few weeks ago I read this post It has really simple, practical tips on how to better photograph people, which is something I feel I don’t do enough of. Mainly because … More Trying something new – more practice required