REWILDING IN THE MIDDLE OF URBAN SPRAWL

REWILDING IN THE MIDDLE OF URBAN SPRAWL

Becoming a Hunter-Gatherer A couple of years ago, my former (and last) employer came into difficult financial waters, sending my head spinning with plans for some kind of alternate career. But I knew that the time had come to put all my projects, adventures, skills,...
DARE TO SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR TOOTHPASTE

DARE TO SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR TOOTHPASTE

When on the path towards self-sufficiency, almost all the products you consume can become an object of analysis: hygienic, cleansing, cosmetic, food, and clothing products … why do you purchase them?  If they are of no real necessity, then the goal is to stop...
Rewilding? WTH is that?

Rewilding? WTH is that?

Some years ago, I discovered the word “rewilding” and Rewilding Europe’s definition of it: “Rewilding ensures natural processes and wild species play a much more prominent role in the land- and seascapes, meaning that after initial support, nature is allowed to take...
The Rewilding Lessons of Fly Fishing

The Rewilding Lessons of Fly Fishing

SHEER LUCK Last Saturday I went fishing. No big deal, indeed. Many people fish, and hunter-gatherers have been doing it for thousands of years. But I was fortunate to learn fly fishing from a pro, Clément Magos, who was willing to be my fishing coach. Clément has been...
Pedro Ampuero: Meat doesn’t grow on plastic trays !”

Pedro Ampuero: Meat doesn’t grow on plastic trays !”

A few weeks ago, my wife and I went to the first European Congress of Bowhunting in Brussels, organised by the Flemish Bowhunting Association and the Belgian Bowhunting Fedeation. There we had the chance to talk with Pedro Ampuero, recognized international expert on...
Rewilding Your Office

Rewilding Your Office

More and more people are “nine-to-fivers” – they have office jobs that take up their entire weekdays. That is a lot of time to be spending in one place!  Office technology has changed lots, but what about the environment in which employees spend most of their day?...