Could you Buy Nothing New?

Intentionality has become a big driver in my journey to simple living and I've set a few intentions for myself this New Year - nothing too strict, just a few reminders of what I'd like to make time for and prioritise. Truth be told, I am absolutely useless at keeping resolutions and setting myself goals. As soon as I write them down and set myself milestones toward achieving them, my inner teenager rebels, and I end up having a petulant argument with myself. 

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Green Thumb - How to No-Dig a Veggie Patch

Earlier this year, I travelled down to Tasmania, to the beautiful city of Hobart, to spend 2 weeks immersed in all things Permaculture. If you've not heard of Permaculture (it's abit of a buzz word at the moment in sustainability circles), it's basically a style of living that focuses on looking after the environment and people in equal parts - the word is derived from 'permanent agriculture', and promotes looking at things like food production and housing from the point of view of mimicking the systems in nature, with the idea that nature can organise itself much more seamlessly and in balance than us humans can. Personally, everything I learnt just seemed like common sense - go with nature, work with the natural progression of things, and it will all be so much more productive and easy. I LOVED it.

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