After returning recently from a crazy exhausting whirl wind month traveling around Canada & the US ultimately ending up in NYC for my older brothers wedding, I was craving some slow down time… After a few weird nights of jet lagy sleep I finally snapped late one Saturday night and talked my little brother into […]
Bananas make ya shred…
Reflections on the impacts of globalization, the melting pot of food, culture, markets, large scale industrialized food production and the relationship between how we fuel our bodies… as well as our minds??? Banana phone selfies in Banff. So bananas… Its hard to imagine a world without them right? The above 1940’s advertisment for Bananas […]
We don’t need A Tax to Make the Polluter Pay, we need to stop the pollution!
G-day Greg Hunt Australian Minister for the Environment, In 1990 you co-authored a university thesis entitled A Tax to Make the Polluter Pay. Your conclusion was, “Ultimately it is by harnessing the natural economic forces which drive society that the pollution tax offers us an opportunity to exert greater control over our environment.” I understand […]
How surfing and other “worthless” pursuits help form more socialy and environmentaly sustainable lifestyles….?
“In radical situations, we learn a lot about ourselves and how we behave when pushed to the limits. But also, being so close to Nature in this way gives us a special insight, like a window through which we can see ourselves, embedded in Nature itself. We don’t feel that we are the dominant species […]
Peddlin’ South – Week 2… “Perfect and getting better”….More Salmon, waves, “gnarly” locals, Going PROFESSIONAL, Drugs, Sunny days, starry nights & Moonshine. Ocean shores WA to Seaside Oregon.
And so another week has apparently already blurred on by… Picking up where i left off… I ended up hanging around Ocean shores for the whole day Monday last week to scope out surf potential and rest up my slightly sore over worked Achilles… It soon turned out that with prevailing northerly winds there wasn’t […]
Peddlin’ South – Week 1….Loging trucks, Salmon, Waves, Vampires, Sun & RAIN. Vancouver to Ocean Shores Via. Cape Flattery.
A week ago today I nervously woke up half an hour before my alarm and realized after months of planning it was time to finally hit the road. A few delays with getting my bike trailer sorted for the trip also meant that this was more or less my first ride with my bike trailer […]
A rambling tale of how and why I felt the need to accidentally not start my own hypothetical parody yoga label…. Land locked and going loco in the belly of the beast of Alberta, a Canadian province so entrenched in its economic bind to the Oil and gas industry and the associated greed that no […]