Living ethically is not always easy but it’s not just about finding ethical solutions to everything. It’s about changing our mindsets, changing the way we think about our actions and realising the impact our decisions can have on the world around us.
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.
In 2018 there are many things that I would like to achieve, I would probably call these goals rather than resolutions, but one resolution I do have is to continue to find ways to live more consciously whilst inspiring others to make small changes in their daily lives that have positive impact not just zero impact.
This year I've been keeping Christmas simple, natural and ethical. I'm not a fan of overtly-festive decorations, or the colour red, so I tend to lean towards greenery and pale tones that subtly hint at the magic of a white Christmas.
At the end of October my partner and I took an unexpected trip to The Scottish Highlands. We rented a camper van and traversed the coast line on a route commonly known as The North Coast 500. These images are an overview of our adventure with more to follow soon.