That Time We Agreed to ‘House Sit’ a Permaculture Farm

Numbi Valley Permaculture Farm

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. Remember how I told you we’d be spending October woofing on a permaculture farm in De Rust? Well, it turns out we’re not so much woofing as we are house sitting the place. The first sign that all was not as we’d assumed was when […]

At the Intersection of Minimalism, Gratitude and Family

Minimalism-Gratitude-Family

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. On Saturday I flew up to Johannesburg for the day to attend a family reunion. I expected it to be quite exhausting, but instead I experienced a perfect balance of minimalism, gratitude and family. If you’ve seen my TEDx Cape Town talk, you’ll know […]

Coming Soon!

I went and bragged all over social media that there’d be an epic post today (as one sometimes does). Anyway, life kind of got in the way and now I’ve made the executive decision (with Sporty’s approval) to publish this week’s post tomorrow instead. Also, it’s going to be published in installments, rather than all […]

The Minimalist Approach to Ultramarathons

African Centurion 100 mile walk

This post may contain affiliate links* On Saturday, 22 October Sporty and I will be spending the night on Robben Island. However, unlike the lepers, hardcore criminals and political activists who went before us, we’ll be doing so voluntarily. We’re taking part in the African Centurion, a 100 mile walk that has to be completed in 24 […]

The Geography of a Misplaced Minimalist – Part #2

Geography of a Misplaced Minimalist part2

This post may contain affiliate links* Ed: This is Sporty’s second blog post here on Mostly Mindful. If you missed it, make sure you read part one of the series before moving ahead with this one. Think of it as the perfect excuse to make a cup of coffee (snacks optional, but recommended) and take a load off. […]