What can we say; if the apocalypse is as full of community as this event, we can’t wait for it to arrive! Apocalypticus started with the idea of a road run, to include rat/survival/radically militarised vehicles (anything that wouldn’t look out of place in Mad Max), from these roots it has developed into a gathering of … More Apocalypticus: Road to Ruin
It’s so rare to find a mechanic that doesn’t overcharge, spin stories about faults, do things that are not needed because they’re guessing, or leave you feeling like you have no idea what’s just been done. But it seems like we found one! Mass Motors have impressed us enough to give them a shout out; … More Mass Motors
Today we visited a friend who lives on a canal boat. The similarities between boat and van living are obvious, but the differences seem to fall in favour of boat life; imagine having your fuel delivered to your van, being able to park up for 2 weeks at a time in any pretty spot you … More Canal Life
Today’s shout out goes to The Orchard Project: a charity dedicated to the creation and restoration of community orchards. Their aim is to ‘re-fruit’ the country, putting power and knowledge back in the hands of the local community and creating a ‘better, locally-led food system’. The project started out in London, aiming to re-connect urban communities … More The Orchard Project
August is peak festival time, and we set off to Portugal for 8 days of sun and psytrance at Boom festival. Every two years in a remote area of eastern Portugal, along the beach of Idanha-a-nova lake, Boomland is reborn. The festival grounds are vast, with 150 hectares of land separated into various camping areas and different zones where … More Boom!
This weekend we stopped by Rochester Square garden and had a long chat with one of the guys who’s been there from the beginning. Once home to a nursery that grew plants for the entertainment industry, the site had since been neglected for over a decade; the garden and buildings that were beginning to fall … More Rochester square garden
Today we visited the nomadic community gardens project, set up by 1 love community on a disused piece of land near Brick Lane. 1 love took over use of the derelict wasteland and converted it to a community garden for local residents, with various activities geared towards bringing people together. We had a chat with one of the community … More Nomadic Community Gardens