This book is a peek into our world. Beautiful photos taken from the GrowMama blog archives, wise words from various sources.
This is me, living life as juicy as I know how. Stumbling sometimes, soaring at other times. Letting my son remind me that magic is present in every moment. Observing the seasons, trying to keep our food simple and whole, gardening, adventuring, op-shopping, making do when we can. Making a stand for what I believe in, nurturing family and community, loving handmade and upcycling, striving for right livelihood, always learning, and otherwise making it up as I go along. The mama path can be a lonely one and I wanted to share a few ideas of how we learn and grow together.
This is me, crafting our world anew. Stitch by stitch, seed by seed, word by word, and always, from the heart.
Writer, crafty mama, herbalist, avid reader, event organiser, social justice activist, seamstress, mama, vintage enthusiast, gardener, lover of wild places, networker, cook, dancer, op-shopping queen, friend and more. Anissa Ljanta was born in New Zealand and has travelled, lived and/or worked in over twenty countries. She has lived up a mountain, on communes, on the street, in a tee pee, in city high rises, a house-truck, a tent, on organic farms. Anissa co-ran an eco-peace project in wartime Yugoslavia, co-established the Social-Cultural Centre in Prague just after the Velvet revolution, was active in political street theatre in Europe, designed/facilitated workshops worldwide and wowed many an audience with her public speaking. Usually on topics such as ‘Building Healthy Culture’ and ‘Living Holistically: translating grandma's skills for the modern world’. She freelances for environmental NGO’s worldwide, is proud to have organised many successful conferences and is now tryi