This planet, this remarkable pale blue dot, is our one and only home. There is no nobler cause than to take care of it, to work towards a greener, fairer, cleaner future. Let’s create the kind of world we want to live in: every day, every choice counts. This is our home and we all can shape it.
Category: Landscape photography, Photography Tags: Andean Peru, beauty, building a kinder society, community, creating the future, double rainbow, Earth Day, joy, landscape photography, love, pale blue dot, peru, photo zen, rainbow, sustainability
Long ago, almost lost to the mists of memory, I went on magical journey to a far away land… Ok, so it was only in December, but it feels like it was eons ago, and it really was pretty magical. I climbed onto a bus one night in Lima and found myself the next morning in another world. One where it was raining; and cold. As I stepped sleepily off the bus and… Read More
Category: Adventures, Climate & greenhouse, Extractive industries, Landscape photography, Natural history, Travel Tags: a year in Peru, Andean Peru, beauty, biodiversity, climate change, conservation, Cordillera Blanca, cultural heritage, effects of global warming, environmental management, hiking, Huascaran, Huascaran National Park, landscape photography, Parque Nacional Huascaran, peru, the Andes, traditional societies, travel, tropical glaciers
No matter how dark it may get, the world remains a beautiful and amazing place (it’s been a rough news kind of week)
Category: Adventures, Landscape photography, Photography, Travel, Weekend photo zen Tags: adventures, beauty, Grave's disease, health, Machu Picchu, mental-health, perspective, peru, sunrise, this too shall pass, travel, Weekend photo zen
One of the things about trying to live a more sustainable life is that is slows you down a little. You take time to shop locally and source small-footprint produce. You stop driving everywhere and start walking instead. Weekends are spent in the garden as often as possible, growing food and nourishing the soil. Real food, real chores, real life. And I love it, I really do. I wouldn’t go back to the life I… Read More
Category: Balance, Gardening, Lifestyle, Meta Tags: bad metaphores, balance, beauty, blogging, community, growing a community, joy, life, priorities, sustainability, time management
Snow gentian (Gentianella sp.), Mt. Wellington Treasure the small joys and ephemeral beauties of daily life.