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October 2015

Adventure

Raw Rugged Beauty: The Cederberg Wilderness

Approximately three hours from Cape Town, past the lush green vineyards towards the farmlands beneath the arid mountains, lies the Cederberg wilderness: an expansive “mountain playground” that is a prime spot for camping, hiking, rock climbing, and wildlife spotting. Just…

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Wellness

Flotation Therapy

(Image via i-sopod) With so many different types of therapy and relaxation techniques out there, it can be hard to choose which one is right for you. Flotation hydrotherapy is an emerging form of stress therapy, relaxation, and meditation that is…

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Game Changers

Rethink the Bag

Plastic shopping bags…we see them in stores, we see them bunched up in our kitchens, we see them drifting aimlessly through the streets and out to sea. We have become so accustomed to using them that we do not consider…

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Adventure

Manners and Murmurations

How to be on your best behaviour when meeting a mob of meerkats By Melissa Baird I’ve been on several journeys to meet creatures that have taken me to extremes I probably would have avoided under ‘normal’ circumstances, like jumping…

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Game Changers

The Wonders of This Bag

If you haven’t heard already, there is a new fireless slow cooker that is doing more than just providing scrumptious food—it is changing the world, one meal at a time. Sarah Collins has taken a traditional cooking method and transformed…

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Game Changers

Saving Our Rhino

Every day we lose another rhino and a species edges closer to extinction. But there are champions keeping watch, protecting our true national heritage. From the Frontline: Saving our Rhino, a short film created in support of the SANParks Honorary…

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Wonder

A Green Future

This is a brilliant and compelling discussion about Hemp, the most demonised plant on the planet but one that has solutions for food, fuel, building and nutrition. Do yourself a favour and watch this to learn about the miracle solutions…

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Wonder

A Permaculture Perspective

Curious about permaculture or just hearing about it for the first time? Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective (2015) is an amazing new film that will teach you all about this design process and how it can transform our world and heal our systems…

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Wonder

Unexpected Beauty

If you have never experienced the beauty of a cactus in full bloom, this time-lapse video is sure to wow you! In the creative clip by EchinopsisFreak, you can watch as the biggest and brightest flowers spring forth from the…

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Adventure

Rocking the Daisies 10th Anniversary

“Play Hard, Tread Lightly” Rocking the Daisies 2015 literally rocked me, physically and mentally. And it’s not just because I attended with a bad case of the flu or crammed into a two-person tent with three people and a backpack…

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