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Global hunger: The more meat we eat, the fewer people we can feed

There is more than enough food in the world to feed the entire human population. So why are more than 840 million people still going hungry? The truth: The more meat we eat, the fewer people we can feed. If everyone on Earth received 25 percent of his or her calories from animal products, only […]


Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep and the white elephant legend

The legend goes that a monk named Sumanathera from Sukhothai had a dream; in this dream he was told to go to Pang Cha and look for a artifact. Sumanathera went to Pang Cha and found a bone, which many state was Buddha’s shoulder bone. The relic displayed magical powers; it shined, it was able […]


The motivations and benefits of being a vegetarian

People often ask me why I am a vegetarian and for how long I have been a vegetarian. I decided to write a series of articles about vegetarianism because it is close to my heart and there are lots of things to be said about it. In this first article I briefly outline my personal […]


I’m off to do a CELTA for a month

From tomorrow, free time will be a thing of the past for a month. Why? Because I begin the CELTA course with ECC in Chiang Mai. I will be released back into civilisation (all things going well) around the 4th April. [You can now listen to our audio diary of doing the CELTA in Chiang […]


The Top Ten Trends of the Extreme Future

The following ten trends identify the strategic challenges that every person, organization and nation will be dealing with in the future. The Extreme Future, based on Dr. Canton’s new book, is an emerging era of complex new changes and challenges; many we have never had to deal with before. Also, the combination of trends, from […]


Podcast: Pun Pun – Sustainable organic farming

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] In this podcast, I met up with Peggy and Jo – the two founders of Pun Pun. During the interview, we discussed their views on Sustainable living & farming, Earthen house building, how they started out, and the […]


The 10 best things about living in Thailand

Following on from my slightly negative (but honest) post on the 10 most annoying things about living in Thailand, as promised here are the ten best things about living in Thailand as I see them, again in no particular order. 1. The people Thai people are generally exceptionally friendly, accepting, smiley and non-aggressive. They also […]



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