Putney Food Assembly, Unpackaged, shiatsu and big leap of faith beyond the corporate world

Every now and then in life, we have to take a leap of faith, we have to move way beyond our comfort zone. When it comes to my personal life, I’ve never really been one…

The Putney Food Assembly is coming! a project update

Back in November 2015, I started working on setting up a Food Assembly in Putney. Step 1 was to find a venue (completed): On 2nd January 2016, I met the fantastic general manager of a local…

The Putney food assembly is coming!

In my last blog post on Change and where to get started, I mentioned that I would get involved more in making change happens. Well, it is now confirmed! I am working with The Food…

Change begins at the micro-level, YOUR level

We went to the People’s March, in support for a real agenda of actions to be agreed upon at COP21 (one can dream), and one of the questions I was asking myself at the end…

Best chicken recipe I’ve ever made :)

It’s actually pretty easy! You need about 2/3 hours to cook, but just about 15mn to prepare it: Ingredients – Chicken thighs (2/person) or Chicken drums (2/person) or chicken breasts (1/person) or a mix of…

Friends and reality-check

Last month, I went for a drink with a long time friend. We hadn’t met in a couple of years but it felt like yesterday… As I was venting about my problems regarding my landlord,…

This is just a piece of paper…

As I was on the train the other day, a guy told me a great story, that happened to him and in friends about 20 years ago in Brasil: Four Portuguese boys, in their early…

It’s easy to forget your home…

I came to London in 2008, with no intention of staying for more than 1 year, because of my last experience in the UK. And for almost every year from 2008 until about 2013… I…

La vie est courte, vivons la pleinement…

Je prend la plume en Francais aujourd’hui pour vous parler de mon ami Tanguy. Je l’ai évoqué déjà dans un post précédent parce que son exemple m’a touché et je voulais partager son point de vue…

When the Travel Bug hits you hard

If you are a seasoned traveller, back packer, hitch hiker, adventurer, etc… you don’t need to read this, we both know you know what I mean… but feel free to comment, and help me defining…