It’s the night before I head down for the first meeting to look at the contract for the land! You get to hear the night time jungle sounds as I share the experience with the surveyor and my latest observations of jungle disturbances. Strong winds are causing havoc in the food forests which I am … More EP#48 – Night Time Jungle Updates
Today is an exciting day as I head out to meet the surveyor and landowner to measure out the first part of the land I want to choose. There are many aspects I’ve been thinking of as I choose this particular piece of the land and I share with you the things I’ve been thinking … More EP#47 – Choosing the layout of the land
Its happening, it’s real, im actually meeting with the land owners today to go over the informal niceties and check we are all on the same page with the land It’s exciting and scary, this meeting is making it more real! This is all part of the process of slowly integrating with the community and … More EP#46 – The Land, it’s beginning..
In some ways, life has changed a lot.. it’s much quieter here, there is a general serenity that flows as opposed to the constant hum and drum of renovations and tourist town life. I have heightened awareness in my survival instincts due to living in an ecosystem of nature with its animals and insects. I … More EP#45 – How my life has changed living in the jungle
Living up here in the jungles of Bali, I am surrounded by beautiful villages filled with local Balinese people. It is another world to be up here and one thing I am really careful about is making sure I come into this place with an open mind and open heart. I believe a part of … More EP#44 – The Social Aspects of Regenerative Living
As the US elections are battling it out, I try not to get too caught up in the politics of it all. The reason is I don’t believe that it can move fast enough to help change and turn the future of this planet around. What I do believe is if we, the everyday person, … More EP#43 – How We Can Be The Regenerative Change We Want To See In The World
A thin layer of mould had started to grow across some of my wooden furniture here in the cabin and I was starting to feel the pressures of nature’s natural desire to take over… when I wiped the mould away with water it didn’t do anything. I didn’t want to use chemicals for health reasons … More EP#42 – How I Align with Nature to Clean Mould
The birds are chirping, the cicadas are singing, the butterflies are fluttering… the jungle is humming here. It’s been just over a week here in the cabin and I’m really settling in. Learning where to put my plants, watching the “Steves and Bettys” be part of my home… and really what it means to be … More EP#41 – Tuning in from my Cabin in the Jungles of Bali
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