Category Archives: Climate

Global warming or climate change, call it what you will, but the planet is experiencing unprecedented super storms, melting polar caps, seasonal shifts in weather patterns, and the list goes on, which have, and will continue to impact life on earth.

Sierra Leone & The West – not far away, but worlds apart.

Hello everyone. In this short photo essay flit between the two worlds of the developed west, and Sierra Leone, Western Africa. Not far away from each other, but in many ways worlds apart. Enjoy – Like – Share – Post … Continue reading

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Vanda tells her interesting tale.

Hello everyone. Spring is in the air, adventure is on the wing. I hope you all have excitement awaiting around the corner. I learned a lot today talking to a fellow traveler on her life voyage. What is handfasting, and … Continue reading

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Living Without Money – Why?

Hello everyone, Here I speak with a man at my local market who has been living for the last few years in a different way. Everyone deals with money in some part of their life. Julian explains why he has … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines – The other side of the story.

I love watching the large vanes of wind turbines spinning and creating usable electricity. I prefer that sight to the steam coming out of cooling towers in a nuclear facility any day. In the wake of Fukushima and other like disasters, why wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Two Bronx boys, Biarritz France, Seafood, Plastic waste, art projects and more…….

Why seal plastic that washes up on the shores of Southern France in small food cans? Daniel Lanzilotta says, “Why not?” With the beaches as his art supply shop, Daniel explains the premise behind his intriguing artwork. Watch the process and have … Continue reading

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More interesting ideas and people in and around our area of France.

What is a roulotte? From the travelling gypsies to Sandy from my last interview, these wonderful characterful travelling homes come in many shapes and forms. Sol and her husband Juan take theirs to a new level of creativity and comfort. … Continue reading

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Chop that wood, carry water!!

Great idea I found in Permaculture Magazine. All you wood choppers and splitters out there enjoy this practical tip. Place logs to be split in an old car or truck tire. Start splitting and the tire holds everything in place. … Continue reading

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Take back the ‘hood’, after all it’s yours.

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt, Positively powerful is that four letter word and indescribable emotion – fear. We humans respond strangely to it. We wage war because of it or even … Continue reading

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Turn austerity into a great life adventure.

So what is a kid from The Bronx doing all grown up and now living in a small village in the south of France? Building composting toilets, putting up solar panels and trying to understand what his neighbor’s are saying. … Continue reading

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“Power to the People”

Power to the People, right on! Shaving helps keep the unwanted hair at bay, but can it be an environmental tool as well? Actually not really. Not shaving was a form of revolution back in the 60’s, but now facial … Continue reading

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