Anticipation

One year ago, I launched the Pure Spaces Education website. After being made redundant from a conservation education job in 2020, developing and self-publishing this website gave me a chance to learn something new (putting a website together from scratch). It also...

Hope

This time last year I was putting the finishing touches to this website, getting ready for a January launch. I had no idea what doors this online portfolio would open. Here we are, 2021 is about done and Pure Spaces Education has changed the trajectory of my career....

#ThatsGeography

I AM A GEOGRAPHER Ever since I was a child I have been fascinated by places and by maps of places. For me the words place and space are interchangeable. You can see the significance of this concept to me even in my brand – Pure Spaces. It was only once I reached...

Cool Science

4 October is World Animal Day. But what are animals really and why do we have a day to raise awareness for them? You might think it a stupid question to ask what animals are. My time as a conservation educator has shown me that many of us don’t really know what...

Self-Care September

I scheduled this topic on my blog post planner to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week coming up at the end of September here in Aotearoa New Zealand. Little did I realise just how apt this post would be. The world is still ravaged by the Covid-19 pandemic as...