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| rhizone | burning seedpod audiospace

November 19, 2011

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The Burning Seed Festival came around for the second time, with a new location of Matong State Forest, Near Wagga Wagga NSW. Last year it was held in Bellingen, as part of the participation culture of the event I took along my audio recorder and captured around 15 hours of field recordings (interviews music and […]

Self-directed study of Sinhalese language

July 28, 2011

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How to learn a language when you’re ‘on the road’? I’m keen on the immersion method, surround yourself in the culture and get a general feel for the way the language works rather than memorising a few key words here and there (although that’s also useful). I say this being a boring one language person […]

On Boyle, creative frugalism and my approach

March 21, 2010

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A friend passed on a Guardian article by Mark Boyle a few months ago, this character had spent a year living without money. He had previously studied economics, was a writer and hung onto his laptop during that time. His article late last year sparked a fury of interest – polarising the audience largely into […]

Suburban Permi retrofit #01

September 22, 2009

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Much to my frustration whilst i was a kid, my folks have always had a strong frugal streak. Years down the track its gone almost full circle, with frugal tips going the other way. In recent years this has been encouraged by my links to the sustainable events world and solar power through my friends […]