Why a Tiny House Means a Massive Life

When we speak to the owners of tiny homes, we like to ask about their lifestyle, and how a smaller living space impacts on them, day-to-day. It’s logical to think that a small home would mean limited possibilities – but the opposite is true. You see, a tiny home makes your own space functional, and the rest of the world …

Neighbours, Friends, Defenders

Common sense used to reign. Our parents let us climb trees, not only for fun, but also to fall – and learn. Children used to play together, without supervision. They didn’t need it. The streets were no more safe, and bad people still lurked, but there was something far more powerful that kept children safe. Neighbours. Neighbours would act if …

The Return Of Communities That Work

Sometimes, we need to look backwards to go forwards. Creating communities that work, isn’t about throwing the baby out with the bathwater, it’s about taking the very best of what we used to have, and combining it with the best of what we’ve become. Just as few would aspire to live in a society without technology and the advantages it …

Your Place In Something Bigger

“The lecturer stopped reading from his notes, and started speaking with so much passion that you could feel the energy in the room change. When he finished, we stood up as one and applauded.” “It was a small company, but sometimes a project took on an energy of it’s own and it was like we were part of something bigger …

The Place Where Greatness Lives

The crossroads between life, success and happiness is where miracles occur. When the day-to-day lives of motivated and positive people become congruent with their feelings and aspirations, there is little they can’t achieve. There is a reason Silicon Valley keeps creating technology that changes the world and it’s the same reason that Florence in the 1500’s became the birthplace of …

Solving The Housing Crisis Is About Aspiration, Not Charity

Young, successful people don’t want charity – they seek a better path, than taking on insane amounts of debt and limiting their financial options to purchase a home. As a society, we have approached this issue from many angles – trying to make housing more affordable, first home buyers grants and adjustments to economic policy. Developers have attempted to build …