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Facing Fears

Posted by on July 9, 2013 at 8:21 am

Some of the surprising elements of our Live Without Working Experiment were the fears that were faced and overcome. I think that living every day out of our comfort zone forced us to face many things about ourselves that we had been avoiding. One of the things I was afraid of since young was spiders, […]

First 2 Weeks of WWOOFing & the LWW Experiment (1-14th June, 2009)

Posted by on July 9, 2013 at 7:31 am

This WWOOFing business sure brought with it a series of surprises. For one, our first WWOOFing hosts appeared to be extremely wealthy, on an idealic plot of land with views out to the ocean and Vancouver Island. I mean, this place was stunning! I don’t know what I expected…obviously farms that were a bit less […]

Day 1 & 2 of the LWW Experiment (30 – 31st May 2009)

Posted by on June 18, 2013 at 7:00 am

The day finally arrived: both my 32nd birthday and day 1 of our LWW Experiment. We were pumped!We’d finished cleaning the house, squeezed everything into our backpacks that we wanted to take with us, and received our full bond back and put it in the bank.We had to pack and repack(and repack) our backpacks because […]

The Vagabond Journey

Posted by on June 12, 2013 at 5:45 am

The day was rapidly approaching for us to leave the big city of Vancouver, and to start our journey which we affectionately dubbed ‘A Vagabond Journey’; as we realised that was a very fitting description of our LWW Experiment.   What is a Vagabond? I first came across the term, ‘vagabond’, when I was looking […]