simple life

#6 – Unnecessary Awkwardness

#7

Why is there the awkward silence, you may ask yourself? Endlessly rising like a sky-scraping concrete block escalating towards infinity. A silence that is lasting so long, it actually becomes the status quo – our modern day modus operandi. So useless that it has become the purpose itself. The unnecessary awkwardness is a substantial part in our lives.

Advancing and perfecting our societies, we strive to better our situation and environment continuously. Our idealistic minds are set for the future and further improvements for our lives. But what are these improvements really? A bigger flat-screen, a faster metro connection, or yet another muscle-building workout that makes us work better and more efficiently? (more…)

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Guardian of the Valley – Documentary

The guardian of the valley is this farm owner from Jerusalem.

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Born in the Israeli capital, he lives in his farm on the outskirts of the city for nearly 50 years.

Taking care of his goats and other animals, making delicious cheese and teaching horse riding to children, he enjoys the simple life and doesn’t need more than he has.

But over the years the pressures of of urbanisation are growing as the city keeps expending. The farm, nature of forests surrounding the city are under a threat.

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