My New Yoga Mat

My New Yoga Mat

  My new yoga mat is almost done!  I stopped by to visit my friend in June Bakala in the village of Balili yesterday and was overjoyed to see the culmination of his work.   Ever wonder what kind of crazy chemicals went into the manufacture of your yoga mat?...
Water Never Tasted So Good

Water Never Tasted So Good

Its one thing to drink water from a plastic glass that was made in a big factory somewhere.  Its another thing to drink water from a beautiful emerald chalice that you crafted with your own hands! I’ve been meaning to make a new set of glasses for the last...
From Fabrication to Funeral

From Fabrication to Funeral

I deeply excited by the designs that we have been coming up with here in Mt. Province. Purses made from wrappers, bamboo bikes, solar coke bottle chargers, Ecobricks, organic cement, glass bottle furniture and more.  Because I am based here in a small mountain village...
The Problem is the Solution

The Problem is the Solution

I live in one of the poorest parts of the world.  It is beset by the “problems” of poverty, overpopulation, corporate exploitation and pollution.  The circumstances here are the same for the majority of people on the planet– be they in Africa, South...
Unhibited Charger Progression v 0.9

Unhibited Charger Progression v 0.9

We are now at version 0.9 of the Uninhibited Solar Charger.  I am now working with a select group of talented guys in Bontoc, on readying the design for community manufacture.  In the Philippines, there are all these little stores where you can get your cellphones and...