This last year has been traumatic and painful for so many people, in so many ways. But among the fear, instability, and loss that has been unfolding, there has also been some significant shifts in perception. After a lifetime being told to work harder, live faster, consume more, and travel further, many people have hadContinue reading “The Beauty of the Micro-Adventure”
I used to be a very unhappy person. After graduating from University with a degree in International Development, I felt completely lost. I had just spent 4 years studying some of the biggest challenges the world faces. From Climate Change to desertification, to the mass extinction currently sweeping through the natural world. So I leftContinue reading “Wild Camping Saved My Life (How It Might Save British Nature Too.)”
Dear friends, I have some good / scary news that I wanted to share with you. My first book has finally been published, and I’m feeling slightly sick and delirious to be honest. 😱 It’s taken 2 years and 1 mental breakdown to write this, and I am a little horrified that my regrets, hopesContinue reading “Highly Sensitive Nomad: The Book!”
All over the world, we are looking at another long slog of confinement. (Thanks a lot COVID!) Here in France, we have been told to batten down the hatches for at least a month, but it will probably end up being rather a lot longer. It’s certainly not what I had planned for myself thisContinue reading “Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement”
I haven’t been coping very well with climate grief this week. I have curled up in front of the fire for the past three days, crying about things that I don’t have the power to change. I want to cast a spell on all the people cutting down the rainforest, freezing them into cold hardContinue reading “A Note On Climate Grief”
How to prevent, treat and safely remove ticks.
Living as a couple in a van full-time can be really challenging. The initial burst of excitement soon wears off and you are suddenly faced with living inside 5 square meters with another full sized human being. On the bright side, it pushes your communication and cooperation to a whole new level. If you canContinue reading “Full-Time Vanlife As a Couple (Uncensored!)”
The health of the earth and the health of human beings is inseparable. This is brilliant news, but I didn’t always see things that way!
A nourishing vegan diet is perfectly possible when you are wild camping. After experiencing a massive burnout, I headed into the Scottish wilderness. Making camp on empty beaches and uninhabited islands, I got a lot of practice at cooking plant based camping food. It was a little challenging at first because plant based foods areContinue reading “Vegan Wild Camping Food”
It is perfectly possible to travel with absolutely no money. You won’t be drinking many Mojitos or staying in any sweet hotels. You will be hungry some days, and exhausted. You will also push yourself to new limits, discovering how capable and resourceful you really are. Florian Roquais is a full time traveller and outdoorContinue reading “How to Travel Without Any Money”