Exhausted but Inspired, Devon, England

We have taken a few days in Devon, southern england. In desperate need of a recharge we found ourselves ready to call it a day, to book a return flight back to Australia. We found a small chalet at a holiday park here in Brixham, a quaint little harbour town and holiday destination. Being back…

Embercombe, Devon, England

We landed back into the mother land with a bit of a thump. Our plans had yet to fully take shape as to how we would be spending our 3 weeks back in England and I was now sick and on a rough emotional sea. With a week before our experience weekend at an educational…

GEN Conference, Arterra, Spain

We literally landed in a heap on the doorstep of the enormous old hotel that houses the Arterra Ecovillage community and this years 20th anniversary European Global Ecovillage Conference in northern Spain. Uprooting from Tamera we reentered convention and all experienced a clashing of worlds. Having battled sickness since we left Australia, Tom’s body had…

Where to from here?

We have now been at Tamera for 19 days, living in the guest area of the community. We took part in an introduction week last week where we gained an insight into many different aspects of the community. Based purely on our availability we were a part of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer)…

Tamera, Portugal

Tamera is a small international community with big dreams of changing the world. About 180 activists work here together towards a goal of global peace. It is located in the Alantejo region of Portugal, a poor and arid agricultural area, half way between Faro and Lisbon, about 35km from the Atlantic coast. Originally conceived by…