Day 81: Water, Water . . .

I feel the need to make a confession. There’s something I’ve been keeping very quiet about. (Podcast listeners will already know this.) On 1st July my backup watermaker broke, and has not worked since. There I was, sitting on deck, pumping steadily on the manual watermaker, when the water stopped dripping from the product pipe and started spouting from the innards of the machine instead. … Continued

Day 74: Food, Food, Glorious Raw Food

I’ve been interested in food all my life, and interested in raw foods since I went on a retreat over Christmas and New Year this last year – the chef at the retreat centre was very into raw foods, and I gleaned as much information as I could while I was there. It was a relatively new concept to me, but it seemed to make … Continued

Slime

Woodside, California My friend Steve Roberts – gonzo tech-head and veteran of an epic 7 year recumbent bicycle tour- sent me a link to this article from the LA Times, reporting “A Primeval Tide of Toxins” that is affecting the world’s oceans. Apparently runoff from modern life is feeding an explosion of primitive organisms that is killing larger species and sickening people. And another friend, Sinead – she … Continued