Category Archives: Why are we here?

2012 The Mayan Word

My reasons for choosing to unplug from a disempowering, resource-hungry system, live more in harmony with nature (my own included), and be responsible for my own wellbeing are still valid two and a half years on since moving to The Creek. Continue reading

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Joy

I just need to say how good I feel today. Even CSG can’t shake it – I have this solid sense of joy and abundance and love for everything. Flaky? Absolutely. Do I care? Absolutely not. Continue reading

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Consensus reality

I have a friend who is anosmic – she has no sense of smell. How would you describe to her the scent of a grapefruit? Exactly. And in trying to articulate why we’re here, I’m faced with a similar problem. Continue reading

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Money rehab

Hi, my name is Sarah and I’m a moneyoholic.

Yes! I’ll say it loud and proud. Because it’s more than likely that if you’re reading this online, then you are too. I’ve been trying to kick the habit for 62 weeks now, and it’s always comforting to talk to fellow addicts. Continue reading

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Why do we want to be independent of industrial agriculture?

Here is a story about how naive I once was. When I was a kid, I always thought that farmers were a bunch of Old MacDonalds (you know, the one who had a farm, E-I-E-I-O). And on their farms they had some chooks, a cow, a pig, a vegie garden etc. Continue reading

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Welcome to The Creek

So here we are.  Just over a year ago today (7/10/10) a 3-tonne truck filled with almost everything we owned heaved itself up our very steep and rocky 1.5km driveway.  Felice was driving, the truck was tilting alarmingly, and we … Continue reading

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