April 15, 2013


The past few weeks have been crazy - countless interviews, more interviews and running around trade halls with my camera and my trusty Moleskine, pop-up art galleries in the park, functions, launches  and last weekend’s Songkran party – when do I ever sleep?

I have been doing practically the same thing ever since I got out of college a few years back and no, I’m not complaining.

This week’s calendar is starting to fill up and it’s just the third week of the month.  Booked, harassed but who cares when you’re working with an inspiring
eco-warrior, GQ Men of the Year (2007) a modern-day Ferdinand Magellan with an environmental slant, author and eco-adventurer all packed into one - David de Rothschild!
My jaw literally dropped – he puts his British banking-heir status to good use when he founded Adventure Ecology, an eco-expedition group that “promotes respect and responsibility for our planet, its environment, species and peoples by developing a greater connection with nature and an understanding of the planet’s greatest challenge: climate change,” according to TakingITGlobal.
De Rothchild’s most recent incredible adventure? A 129-day journey across the Pacific aboard the Plastiki, a catamaran built from 12,500 recycled plastic bottles, to raise awareness of marine pollution. Hah! Now, that's something!
Who said you can’t help the environment and look good at the same time?

Catch him as he shares about his expedition on board the Plastiki on April 20, Saturday 11 AM at the Manila Hotel.
Next stop, the island! *time to lose some errr more weight*
Currently on my playlist: Vondelpark

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