(In English below) Boodaville apoya a un grupo de jóvenes en Barcelona que gestiona un proyecto que se llama “colectivo inclusivo”. Como parte del Cuerpo Europeo de Solidaridad han creado un proyecto de solidaridad con el objetivo de promover inclusión social y integración en Barcelona. Han imprimido unas fotos excepcionales de las manifestaciones de Black … More Black Lives Matter
Life – by Jessica A good design is key. The food forest of Boodaville, which was planted only 14 months ago, has turned into an oasis. Sometimes I wonder if someone dusted some magic powder over it. Must have been Kate, our designer. A dense layer of green grows up to my waist, in some places … More Update from the land – June!
Anna Louise and Jessica, the two faces of Boodaville 2020!! We are very happy that Jessica arrived from the Netherlands on Sunday and is now in quarantine while organising the place and working in the Food Forest. We’re standing in the same place in the pictures, me in 2012, Jessica today. Anna y Jessica – … More Boodaville 2020!! Ha llegado Jessica
I don’t know why I stopped blogging about lockdown, but I notice it was after 28 days, a full cycle. I felt like lockdown life had become normal and for a while we all knew where we were. Now things are weirder than ever and we are struggling to adapt to our new life adapting … More Almost everything is broken, how do we NOT return to normal?
We have had a huge amount of rain so far in 2020, more than in the whole year 2019 already! The garden is like a jungle – wild climbing cover crops were never meant to get so high, and even though it hadn’t rained for 12 days when I arrived, everything felt fresh and humid. … More Spring in the food forest…
A selection or articles, essays and videos relevant to ecological design, regenerative cultures, climate crisis and building resilience. Boodaville recommends will be published once a month in English, and once a month in Spanish. This month there’s some heavy reading. For each article I give comments and selected quotes if you don’t have time to … More Boodaville Recommends No. 4 April
Wednesday 8th April. Everyone is in good spirits today. Bernat left the house in the afternoon to go to the office, then shopping. He needed to upload a video for a client and because at home it would take 15 hours, and at the office it takes 3 minutes. What? Yes, that is true. He … More Day 27 / Lockdown in Barcelona
Tuesday 7th April. Inspired by the book “Exploring Natural Mystery” and looking for adventure, me and Kira agreed last night that I would wake her an hour before dawn, to go to the terrace and listen to the birds wake up. We lay on a blanket, but arrived a little too late to see the … More Day 26 / Lockdown in Barcelona
Monday 6th April. I put an incredible amount of energy into the first hour of home-schooling today. Kira was playing quietly with play mobile, and I even left the room for a while and she carried on! Then I just about managed to get her to read a page of her book. I introduced stickers … More Day 25 / Lockdown in Barcelona
Saturday 4th April. I’m not feeling relaxed. I slept in, which wasn’t as good as it should have been. Sometimes I think my skin and allergies are worse when I sleep longer, but I certainly appreciate not being woken up too early! Weekends mean we don’t try for any type of “schooling” and that noone … More Day 23-24 / Lockdown in Barcelona