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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Local & Organic Food Fair

The local and organic food fair will be organized in the Helsinki Messukeskus (fair centre) on the weekend 26-29.3,  I got some free tickets so I will be there on Saturday with a couple of friends. Last year we went with some friends too (as paying guests though) and it was interesting but I hope there will be even more food stands this year. Hopefully this is a fair that will grow every year due to more producers and customers. During the same time there will be the spring and garden fair in Messukeskus so I hope to pick up some plants and maybe some seeds for the summer.



Will you be there? What's your expectations?

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

More talk on collapse (and opportunity)

David Holmgren one of the creators of Permaculture was speaking in a debate in Melbourne last month on the subject "To Collapse Or Not To Collapse: Pushing for economic ruin or building a great transition".

Very inspirational!

Monday, March 2, 2015

Wake Up

My lovely yoga teacher Leta at YogaRocks mentioned the documentary Wake up in our teacher's course and out of curiosity I watched it as you can find it on Netflix. I think it was an interesting documentary mostly because of the main character's search for answers to his spiritual crisis. I like that he explores it through a wide range of people from scientists to mystics and different religions.

One thing that stuck in my mind after watching it was his encounter with the Buddhist monk, Roshi Joan Halifax, as she talks about the Collapse Opportunity, which is interesting also from an environmental point of view.




If there would be a system collapse, how would you react? Are you able to look at the inhumanity in the world today and not go numb?

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New month, new possibilities

Been living in a bit of a limbo state for a while, February was not our greatest month. Our car was broken into and stuff stolen and destroyed for one thing. So we've had to deal with the challenge of living on the country-side without a car which has been a but of a challenge. What we learned though is that it is possible, but not without the help from friends, family and colleagues. (Thanks!)

However, little by little the puzzle-pieces are falling together, while other things are falling apart, it still leaves a clear trail of direction for the time being, March-Bring it on, we are ready for you!