Helloo Thrivers! So awesome to be feeling settled again! I’m moved into my cabin home and have already had delightful encounters with Nature, such as the beautiful fireflies flying around in the top of my cabin last night. Today I share the jungle sounds, the plants, and nature I’m surrounded by, as well as the … More EP#40 – I’ve moved into the Jungle!
It’s moving week and all things are happening. Everything is all over the place, all my plants are outside now and the house feels different. Nature makes a difference in our presence… it feels more alive and homely when there is life inside. I believe we thrive in nature because we are nature. And I … More EP#39 – Having a Plant Rant
Staying up at the Eco Lodge in Sarinbuana, I met many like-minded “Thriving with Nature” souls. Rob Dubois and his partner Cate were two of these beautiful people! Rob starting telling me about how he was building a modern luxury home but implementing permaculture principles! I just had to come and have a look! Rob … More EP#38 – Building a Modern Home with Permaculture Principles
I got to experience one of the most divine pristine swimming experiences in what seems to be a modern pool at first. When you look at it closer with it’s rock pool waterfalls and wetlands area, you can see the tiny shrimps cleaning the water hidden away, and small fish hiding in the roots. Norm … More How to Build a Modern Natural Pool without Mud
As some of you who are following may know, I’ve been up in the mountains potentially looking for land, and it’s been a wonderful experience. This week I wanted to share my thoughts as I realise whether I should stay where I am or go up into the mountains and attempt to be an example … More EP#37 – Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Staring into the eyes of the majestic Tigress in India; documenting and helping stop the massive fish trawlers destroying the oceans in Sierra Leone; adventuring from London to Chile without using Fossil Fuels are just some of the amazing “Nature focused” adventures James Levelle has documented in his lifetime. In his “Race for Future” adventure, … More EP#36 – The Human Spirit & Adventures in Nature with James Levelle
Nature is beautiful and spectacular. It has serene energy – most of the time. But there is the crux or apex where Nature’s beauty all comes crashing together in the moment of life and death. For one species to survive it often has to eat or kill another. Not necessarily annihilate the entire species but … More EP#35 – The Life and Death of Nature
I first met Scott when I stayed at his farm, Gabalah Syntropic Farm, in Northern NSW in 2019. I had the opportunity to plant a new crop row, or what we call Consortium in Syntropic Agroforestry. In those few days I was there I learnt a lot about the practical side of Syntropic Agroforestry. I … More EP#34 – Syntropic Agroforestry with Scott Hall
I recently read an article titled “Children raised in greener areas have a higher IQ” it said that “The analysis of more than 600 children aged 10-15 showed a 3% increase in the greenness of their neighbourhood raised their IQ score by an average of 2.6 points. The effect was seen in both richer and … More EP#33 – Children grown up around Nature are more intelligent
Life is shifting and changing… I wanted to share with you some updates and adventures of what may be coming up for Thriving with Nature It’s a short episode, but one to join in and be a part of a new adventure with me… Join the conversation and share your thought! Learn more: https://thrivingwithnature.com Watch on … More EP#32 – Looking for Land