As time goes by, I realize – more and more – the importance of Community Support. It’s hard to completely change our lifestyle or ‘the way things are done’ [if we’re talking about systemic changes] when we feel alone… it becomes easier [not always easy, but easier] if we know others on the same path.
” The thing is, this is not about convenience anymore. Convenience is part of what got us here. […]
Yes, refusing plastic, driving less, or writing to your political decision makers is not convenient – but killing our environment is not very convenient neither.
I trust that, if it’s not by love of the beautiful world we live in, we’re at least left with enough survival instinct to act. ”
Imagine a society where our actions are motivated by the Love of life, of the planet, of its inhabitants [including all of us humans] and not the stories of lack or separation?
Disclaimer: What follows is more-so a plea to go back to the habits of closing the circle more than a…
”When I imagine what I want my life to look like, it smells of home-grown sage drying from the ceiling . It tastes of pasta cooked with local tomatoes and fresh basil from the garden served in a bowl of pottery made by a friend. […]
How amazing it is to realize that often we already find bits and pieces of this life in our present day and that at the end it’s truly simple things and feelings that we’re looking for? To belong, to be present, to be happy… ”
A plastic-free bathroom in Mauritius?
”Human beings have always been mythmakers”
”We are meaning-seeking creatures”
This is NOT convenient. When we striked to raise awareness about the climate crisis and got shouted at by a…
”Every object we bring in our life has a life before it reaches us, and a life after we take it out of our life. By not throwing away items and instead trying to give them a 2nd life, we reduce the amount of objects we send to the landfills, but we also save resources.”
In celebration of #PlasticFreeJuly challenge that recently ended, I wanted to share some tips and address to be Plastic-free in Mauritius. From what I’ve noticed, a lot of our waste is created in our kitchen…so let’s start there.