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Filipa Simoes
Lisbon, Portugal
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O FOJO Permaculture | Integral Education Center Nemenhah Perma-Village Model www.permacultura.ro Internatinal permaculture research centre Quinta dos Melros
Chief Phillip 'Cloudpiler' Landis Claudian Dobos Filipa Santos Francisca  Schouten Francisco Amaral Hubert de Kalbermatten Mihai Badea Rachel Moon Tiago Lucena Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
Claudian Dobos Geoff Lawton Helder Valente Lesley Anne Martin Maurício Umann Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
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About Filipa Simoes

I'm a Graphic Designer, still living in a busy town, but in a slow process of transition to the countryside. It has been a slow process because there’s also a great amount of work to do in big towns in order they become more sustainable and less dependent.

As Joanna Macy said, "the most remarkable feature of this historical moment on Earth is not that we are on the way to destroying the world - we've actually been on the way for quite a while. It is that we are beginning to wake up to a whole new relationship to our world, to ourselves and each other."
So, I personally feel very privileged for this opportunity given to change myself and - through knowledge, creativity, simplicity and elegance - to contribute to the community, helping with better solutions to ease the difficulties we are facing already, and will face in the future to come.

"A human being is a part of a whole, called by us Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty."
Albert Einstein


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Aid worker
My Permaculture Qualifications
Permaculture Design Course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: Lesley Anne Martin
Location: Mount of Oaks
Date: Sep 2010

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