Looking back on a life-changing month...
NEWS FROM NICK BENNETT!
Build your shelter while the sun shines
I realise that I need to be proactive in leading an ‘environmentally friendly’ life, and that there is perhaps room for me to be more vocal about environmental concerns. I think I’ve also realised that a lot of my consumption is based not on necessity, but on the ‘distraction value’ that it offers. Aside from the food issue, I was perfectly content for 25 days with nothing but the contents of a 5 litre bag, and a single change of clothes. I find myself wondering if my purchasing a new pair of jeans is based on real need.
I’ll try my best to hold onto the questions that the island evoked. It is quite unsettling how quickly one sinks into the very routine that one has just spent 25 days trying to improve.
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