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postcards from lynedoch iv

This will be the last edition of postcards from Lynedoch as I am already in Tanzania. I wanted to write an update of how my last few weeks wrapped up though. I had mentioned the module on Facilitation for Just/Sustainable Transitions that I was going to take- I took it. It was similar to the previous module I had taken on Leadership and Environmental Ethics but at the same time…

postcards from lynedoch iii

Sitting down to the last of the themed SI lunches that were part of a master’s student’s thesis on sustainable food systems- otherwise known as how Lynedoch can feed itself locally. This one was one of the two that were African indigenous themed. That oxtail/beef stew in the pot you see there in the middle….aisee, it was a struggle to get up…

postcards from lynedoch ii

Time flies when you’re busy which is absolutely what I have been. After taking the weeklong module on Leadership and Environmental Ethics (referred to in the last post), which was an excellent reflection space and different way of teaching from what I have been used to, because it put students’ experiences at the centre of the learning, I continued to explore other facets of this space. I helped out with…

just had a class…

Just had a class on environmental ethics at a South African institution and that ish was REAL. Yo, studying in the USA as an international student has its costs. Like never studying about things going on in the world, and finnagling everything so you can do it anyway, like the professor who taught me philosophies of the environment and assumed that only Europe and the USA had those, and the…