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....

Second Thoughts

So after putting in the months of work it has taken to put this website together, I took a break over the Christmas/New Year period to rest and reflect. Reading and listening for fun only. Leisurely walks for fun only. As January rolled in I started to look at my task...

A Wildhearted Revolutionary

In the previous post – Pure Spaces – I shared the values Pure Spaces Education is grounded in. In this post I want to delve a little deeper in how these values came to be. About 7 years ago I came across a book that was to change my life. After reading it I was...

Pure Spaces

Pure Spaces began as a kernel of an idea in 2007. I was living at Twee Rivieren rest camp in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and working as a volunteer intern for SANParks People and Conservation.   At the time I remember being so overwhelmed by the paradox that is...