Posts Written OnJune 2017

Royal encounters en route to sustainability

View this post on Instagram During a stroll through our local park at the weekend, I chanced upon a group of Sociedad Audubon de México, A.C. volunteers who were participating in a community planting initiative, beavering away in earnest to create a pollinator garden. They invited me to join in the messy fun, and gotta say the chance to turn off my phone for a bit, don some gardening gloves (a look I've not sported in a while), and get down and dirty weeding some lavender plants…well, it was literally a breath of fresh air. Along for the ride in…

Anyone else up for a spot of gardening?

View this post on Instagram Getting down to work in Jalpa, Gto., Mexico. #nature #naturehealsall #slowtravel #familytravelmoment #littleandbrave #toddlerlife #almostfearless #familytravel A post shared by Upbeat52 (@upbeat52) on Jun 14, 2017 at 12:08pm PDT Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)

Baby naps and peaceful service: Dipping a toe into the world of RI

I took advantage of baby’s nap time on Tuesday to pop my head into the weekly meeting of my local Rotary International (RI). Whilst I’m not a member of the network and was not privy to the ins and outs of the organisation before today, I was touched by the warm welcome we received and was thankful for the chance to hear about some of their projects currently underway at the local level. Here in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, RI works to fight disease and grow local economies, provide clean water, help mothers and children in need and support…