Episode 13

Published on:

4th Sep 2020

From little things big things grow

Recorded on location in beautiful Portugal, this episode of Gone Workabout features Permaculture expert Peppi Gauci. Peppi shares his story starting in Malta as a teen with wanderlust, to Australia and finally to Portugal.

He shares most importantly how following your nose can lead you to exactly the places you need to be.

In his case, to turning a plot of stony desert into a lush example of reforestation in Malta and to teaching Permaculture to help others regenerate what they find around them.

This episode is named in honour of Australian musician Paul Kelly (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Kelly_(Australian_musician)) whose song by the same name inspired so many towards reconciliation with the Aboriginal people of Australia.

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Gone Workabout
People that move talk about the things that matter most
People that move talk about the things that matter most with host Oliver Happy. They each share their journey and talk about the things that matter most.

Originally from Aotearoa (New Zealand), Oliver has lived overseas for 17 years and counting, including a decade in Australia. Now based in the UK, the experience of moving and an interest in diverse walks of life form running themes.

Topics include: Travel, moving country for work, work-life balance, health and wellbeing, mindfulness, meditation, barefoot running, starting a business, ethical living, life during lockdown and why Kangaroos can't walk backwards.
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