If this is true that’s so cool!

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“Russia under President Putin has been giving away land for free in the past few years to people willing to farm organically and sustainably. The goal is to become the world’s “leading exporter” of non-GMO foods that are based on “ecologically clean” production.”

I also saw a post that France has made it illegal for supermarkets to dump food, instead it must be sold at reduced rates or donated to a charity organisation. Sure hope that catches on! I see a tiny glimmer of hope on the horizon that humanity and plain common sense might be making a come back.

Sometimes you can have your cake and eat it!

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Sometimes life amazes me. For a while I’ve been thinking how nice it would be to learn to sail but put it on the back burner as a bit of an extravagance. I happened to mention this to one of my fellow Tuesday walkers who told me of a charity that takes handicapped folks sailing and is presently desperate for helpers (she knows I’ve done lots of volunteer work in the past) and suggested I contact them.

I was instantly invited to a barbecue hosted by a bunch of great folks (all regular volunteers) who explained it doesn’t matter that I’m a total novice as they train you and welcomed me to come as often as I’m able (being also very appreciative of my help). So I can help others and learn to sail all in good company and ten minutes from my home.

Sometimes I feel like God’s spoilt pet!