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July 2018

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Using Less

July 11, 2018

We’re trying to minimalise the products we buy and use daily. Lush are, well, simply lush, for soap and shampoo bars that we carry in tins and we love their ‘against animal testing ethos’. At times trying to make a difference in this crazy world seems a Sisyphean task and we’re left feeling as if there’s nothing we can do to action positive change. When this thinking hits we focus on the small, daily changes we can make in our…

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India Calling

July 7, 2018

I’ve been dreaming of India again as plans are underway to return in November. Last year was my first visit and I was completely unprepared for the profound effect the country would have, and have been trying to process it since returning. I’ve been performing the piece below live for the past year, it’s two poems: the first, Morning Prayer, was written after getting up at 5am to float in a rowboat on the Ganges as the sun rose; the…

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Change is Here

July 6, 2018

The weather has changed today. It’s much cooler than it was, less sunny. It has made me think about change: how we embrace or resist it. How sometimes it can be so good for you and at other times it’s exactly what is not needed. In the past I’ve needed to stay still, to root in one place in order to grow and change slowly, like a tree. I needed those times so that I could be around the same…

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Crow Woman DEMO

July 4, 2018

We’re creating our lives on the road using the best of hi and low-tech solutions. In this way we try to unfold each day in a process that feel authentic and achievable. A large element of the ‘art-that-is-our-daily-lives’ is still a work in progress. We’re enjoying trialling out different approaches to working and existing more outside of mainstream living, but this smashing together of high-tech and lo-tech solutions feels intuitively right for us and we’ve adopted a number of solutions…

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