HIPPIE KUSHI WAKING UP TO LIFE

Alternative Lifestyles * Vagabonding Travel * Searching for Hippie Happiness

HIPPIE KUSHI WAKING UP TO LIFE
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Category: Following my dreams: a new focus

Time to stand up against an increasingly authoritarian and conservative dictatorship.

Whirl-y-fayre cancelled, Noisily cancelled and so many more cancelled in 2021; some because of issues around insurance (read Covid, read Conservative game playing) but others due to an unsettling new approach to psytrance and neo hippie festivals by local councils, Read more…


Sunset is still my favourite colour, and rainbow is my second: the Road to Goa

“Open your heart to happiness.Let every pore absorb light.Swim in the joy of the here and now,And cast off the darkness of night.” Source: https://www.familyfriendpoems.com/collection/poems-about-happiness/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2voLI1L4tA It seems weird to be lying here in my bed on a Saturday afternoon in Read more…


GET OFF THE ROAD, HIPPIE BEHIND THE WHEEL: PT2

Driving lesson one: I was standing nervously outside my small block of flats in Hampton on a fresh summer morning in August, waiting for my instructor to turn up for our first lesson. I had not slept well that night Read more…


GET OFF THE ROAD, HIPPIE BEHIND THE WHEEL PT1

I have always fancied the idea of driving; all my friends do it, how hard can it be? I have always dreamt of owning a motorhome; exploring the world in my home on wheels, attending festivals and exploring new parts Read more…


THE SECRET: Seeking a Simpler Life in a New World Reality

WARNING, QUITE GLOOMY BLOG POST WITH A FAIRLY UPBEAT ENDING I dream of a simpler life in these dark times. I dream of living in a small rented Portuguese house, just off of the beach in either Arambol or Anjuna Read more…


When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves

Things have changed, forever, and I don’t like it!  Things are changing before my very eyes, and it makes me sad; sad about change.  Endings, beginnings? The most wonderful chapter in my life up until now…is over. The last pages Read more…


Nomadic Dream of a Free Spirit

“Free Spirit” by Jacqueline C. Nash “She would sit entranced by babbling brooks,swim naked in clear rivers and dry herself in the golden sun, making even the green willow smile.” Those who regularly read my blog know my heart lies in India. Going Read more…


Brightening Up

In my last post I spoke about depression and dealing with mental health. I felt it was important to write about this subject because many of us have struggled during this pandemic and the subsequent lockdown… …its not been easy Read more…


Not so Hippie Kushi: A Moment to Reflect on Mental Health

The sea was black like tar and I was struggling to get back onto the beach. The Great White Shark was getting closer, opening its mouth and showing its sharp teeth. I finally reach the beach but it too was Read more…


Hippie Utsaah, the beginning of a Dream

Finally, after almost a year, the first step of my dream plan is ready; Hippie Utsaah, our online hippie clothing and accessories store is finally open. My plan was to set up enterprises and financial streams to finance my world Read more…