Brussels Community Garden – A regenerative food system

When I travel, I am looking for evidence of connections that can help regenerate our food system. At the end of June, I boarded an early Eurostar departure from London and arrived mid-morning in Brussels. I spent the rest of the morning looking around the Botanique Gardens.  In the afternoon, after checking into my hotel, […]

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Food Tour in Ho Chi Minh City

In February, I visited Ho Chi Minh City. I arrived on the train at 4 am, after a two and a half day trip from Hanoi. I spent the day walking to and through Ben Thanh Market and then visited the Fine Arts Museum. By late afternoon, I was ready to check into my hotel […]

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Hort Park Community Gardening

In my previous post, I wrote about three qualities that I loved about Hort Park. In this article, I return to one of my favourite topics, community gardening. In addition to the Nong Edible City Garden centre in the park, I also stumbled across community gardens.   I had not looked, ahead of my visit, to […]

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Hort Park Singapore

I have visited Singapore several times over the last couple of years to visit friends who live there. Through repeat visits, I have been able to explore some of the more off the beaten track destinations. Today I will share details about Hort Park. Hort Park – The Gardening Hub So where is Hort Park […]

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Ilkley Moor to the Cow and Calf

Ilkley Moor Ilkley Moor is located in Yorkshire, in the UK. It sits looking over the town of Ilkley. It is known for the ‘Cow and Calf’ rocks that can be seen at the old quarry. It is also famous for the Yorkshire anthem, “On Ilkley Moor baht ‘at”. In summer, when the heather is […]

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Walking in the Malvern Hills

Getting to Great Malvern from London One of my friends is training to walk the 24 Peaks Challenge in the Lake District in October. So, at 8am on a Saturday morning, we found ourselves boarding a Virgin Trains train at Euston station to travel to Great Malvern railway station to go and walk in the Malvern […]

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30 Days Wild Day 29 – Botanical Garden of Brussels

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets of wildlife […]

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30 Days Wild Day 27 Camden Gardens

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets of wildlife […]

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30 Days Wild Day 23 Creating a Garden Part 2

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets of wildlife […]

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