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a thousand gods

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The CERES Global group have a free day today – and Ben has gone with them climbing a mountain to the border of Maharasthra and Madya Pradesh. So I’ve taken the opportunity to fill you in on what the group … Continue reading

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Weaving in Mäpuru with the Yolgnu women

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Mäpuru is a small and remote township in East Arnhem Land; 1000 kms from Darwin and 50kms south of Elcho Island as the crow flies. CERES’s (a community environmental park in Brunswick) runs trips each year to Mäpuru as part … Continue reading

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glimpsing Mäpuru

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How can I explain to you what it was like at Mäpuru. This is possibly one of the most difficult things I have had to do. There is so much that language cannot begin to explain and if I try, … Continue reading

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Yogyakarta

I recommend the hotel at which we stayed: it is a short walk from the main street Jalan Malioboro and away from the really touristy hotel area. It’s only been a hotel for 2 months: previously it was a family … Continue reading

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Staring at rocks

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I have been staring at rocks for about 14 minutes. I had no idea rocks could be so incredible. Seriously, just a pile of rocks, amazing. Of course there is a lot more to these little rocks than meets the … Continue reading

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A cyclone’s welcome to India

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We arrived in India late in the evening in the very last days of 2011. It felt good to be back again in this very alive country and I braced myself with a smile for all that I knew India … Continue reading

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Teacher Training in Pal 2011

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Interacting with schools is always a fun and enjoyable part of our time spent in Pal and the surrounding tribal villages. The students always look forward to the CERES group visiting their schools, not just for the novelty of having … Continue reading

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Working with Women’s Groups at Pitchandikulam Forest 2011

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“Working with the women’s groups in Pitchandikulam was one of the most enriching and enlightening experiences I have had. Nothing could have prepared me for the impact these amazing women’s stories had on me. They shared with us their heartbreaking … Continue reading

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