More than 3,000 hydropower dams and diversions are either proposed or in the process of being built in the Balkans, in addition to the more than 1,000 that already exist. These dams, as we've seen happen many times before, will cause irreversible damage to the environment and its communities.
I am an advocate for getting the food shopping at your local farmers market and browsing little independent stores near where you live but, I have recently discovered that Instagram is a great place to find unique and personal gifts.
I like to know where it's come from, who has designed/made it and what story it is there to tell. Fashion trends come and go but most of us have a few timeless pieces of much-loved jewellery that we will never let go of and it's those sort of pieces that tend to catch my eye.
The benefits of reconnecting with the natural world are endless and for vulnerable people Rock Farm provides a caring, well-balanced space in which the land and those caring for it can thrive and heal.
When we hear the word ‘nature’ most of us tend to fill our minds with thoughts of snow-capped mountain peaks, wild winding rivers and deep, intimidating forests but we seldom remember that nature can be found right outside of our front doors.
I have been mulling over the idea of starting a blog for years now and have just never got round to it. If I’m being completely honest the main reason for that is I didn’t know what I was going to talk about or why (two factors I would say are quite important). But a lot has changed for me over the past year, I know what I want to talk about and I know why, so ‘now is a good a time as any’ to get started.