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...

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...

Peace Parks

Ubuntu. I love this philosophy, a gift from many African traditions – that we share this experience of humanity as a collective. It comes with a wonderful sense of connection and belonging to others, but it also implies a great sense of responsibility for how we treat...