Just keep on walking

Just keep on walking

What happened? Why did life go from a place of wonder to a place of routine and predictability? Can we bring it back again?

To live an adventurous life, you just have to define it. It’s different for every person. Figure out what lights you up inside? What did you do for fun as a child? Go do those things again. It’s as simple as that. Stop waiting for life to happen to you. Make life happen for yourself.

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Who is Green Renaissance? We are a tiny collective of passionate filmmakers (Michael and Justine). We live off-grid and dedicate our time to making films that we hope will inspire and share ideas.

 

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

I always wanted to be an explorer
One day sooner or later
I wanted to be free
Travel to the unknown
It’s good for our soul
To become more tolerant
The different values, cultures, religions, different habits
If you open up your soul
Conscious about the present
Everything can change
The backpack gets heavier and heavier
Throw it away
Don’t look back too much – look forward
We can influence our lives
It’s like a gift
The last great exploration
Just keep on walking, just keep on walking

Filmed with Isabella, in East London, South Africa.

Connect with people you love

Connect with people you love

[Green Renaissance]

“You can find rhythm everywhere. Pulse and cycles and nature and moon phases. It has a rhythm.” – Ronan Skillen

Ronan is a talented musician, who finds his inspiration, his balance and his connection, through spending time in nature. It’s where he re-tunes his body, mind and soul.

“Music isn’t simply a sound produced with instruments – it’s everywhere, permeating our environment, and it shares a common thread with nature, especially rhythm. Rhythm is what fascinates me most”

Connect with Ronan HERE

Visit Green Renaissance HERE

Vocabulary in chunks to learn from the video :
• You can find rhythm everywhere
• Nature and Moon phases
• It’s not like a thing that you can see or touch
• It’s a thing that you can either feel and hear
• A musician
• Loud environments
• Getting away from the city
• Finding a re-tuning a rebalancing of sorts
• Nature does that
• Rooted, balanced, connected
• The capacity to be more connected than ever before
• We are less in touch with each other than ever before
• It’s a paradox
• Social media
• It’s not a real interaction on a human level
• A constant challenge
• Spend less time on your phone
• That’s really it

Look deep into nature

Look deep into nature

 

[Green Renaissance]

“I believe with all my heart that we can create cities and towns that are functioning like a forest. How to really thrive on this planet is all around us.” – Sue Swain

Follow more of Sue’s work in the field of biomimicry HERE

 Visit Green Renaissance HERE

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

• Sustainability

• The least favorite word in the English language

• It is so limited

• Shame I’m sorry hear that

• You are just hanging in there

• Nature is so much more vibrant than that

• Critically important it’s regenerative

• That’s what we should be striving for, is regenerative living

• They are sharing one particular territory

• There is no waste at all

• We have made chemicals combine

• 3.8 billion years

• The earth can’t recognize it can’t’ assimilate it can’t break it down

• We are acting like aliens

• I believe with all my heart

• The blue print is here

• How to thrive on this planet

• We need to ask nature what we should be doing

• You need to get out into nature

• You need to reconnect

• No patch of nature is too small

• To actually start you journey of discovery

• We are capable of so much more as a species

Make life easier

Make life easier

  [Howdini]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • 10 ways to use rubber bands
  • Make you look super smart
  • Sliding down your nose
  • Wrapping them around the arms
  • Rubber bands
  • Digging around in batter
  • Prevent mixing spoons from sliding into bowls
  • Super hero
  • A simple trick
  • Container lids
  • For extra grip
  • A handy trick
  • As tidy as a kindle
  • A rolling technique
  • Securing ends with a rubber band
  • Slice and dice
  • The cutting board is slipping all around the counter
  • Your board will stay put
  • Door handle
  • Let the door shut
  • Wobbly table
  • Screwdriver
  • Swiping your brush on it
  • Wrap a band around the can horizontally
  • What was your favorite hack?
All set for a good night’s sleep

All set for a good night’s sleep

  [Marks & Spencer]

 

 

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • Make a perfect bed
  • Mattress protector
  • Minimal cost
  • Apply fitted sheet evenly on all corners
  • Apply undersheet with the decorative edge facing down
  • Use your arm to make a crease
  • Tuck the edges under the mattress
  • Fold the hem of the undersheet over the edge of the duvet
  • Fluff the pillows