eat some dirt

In his fantastic book "The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved", Sandor Ellix Katz tells us to go eat some dirt.  Clean dirt, obviously. Not dirt downstream from a chemical processing plant.  There's actually a word for it: geophagy. The practice of eating dirt to obtain nutrients. Often seen in rural […]

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watch your back

So here's what happened to me yesterday. The kids had had breakfast, they were dressed and I was bending, packing the last bag when my back suddenly gave way. Just up and left the room. Damn thing. I yelled. The kids came running, full of "you SCARED me Mum" accusations.  […]

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