In a previous post, I explained my wanderlust dilemma. I love to travel, but my circumstances mean I cannot do this as much as I would like. I am a home educator and as such I am 'economically unviable'. My partner has a job he loves at our local hospital and his income pays for our way of life. I am thoroughly attracted to the idea of worldschooling and I believe it … [Read more...] about Worldschool from home: Why and how?
Living in a van just makes sense to me. Tom and I lived in a rented van for ten weeks, 15 years ago, when we were travelling around Australia. This is what I discovered. * Being in a van you are very much outside all the time. Our little van was a two berth, fully converted camper, with curtains on all the windows, but even with them all drawn you never felt fully … [Read more...] about Our previous vanlife. What are the pros and cons of living in a van?
We live in the Sheffield muesli-belt, full of stealth vans, vegan shops, musicians, allotments, street art, community gardeners, home educators and activists, rock climbers and serious cyclists, antique shops, junk shops, upcyclers and recyclers. Our incredibly steep, local park is full of picnickers in summer, reggae playing from makeshift, home-rigged bike trailer … [Read more...] about Meersbrook: The best place to live in Sheffield?
There is a movement taking place, of writers and artists and thinkers and creatives, musicians and activists. People shunning conventions and constraints, boundaries of time and place. Of course, this has always been so. There have been free-spirits and travellers, millennia of nomads. Now it's different. Less a continuation of a tradition, but a separation; a tearing apart of … [Read more...] about Digital nomads and the mass exodus from conventional life