Katrine Carstens

Katrine Carstens

Katrine Carstens is Danish, but has spent a decade in London as well as experiencing life the Netherlands and Switzerland. Landing in journalism via International Development, she has spent time living and working with the Pondo people of the Wild Coast in South Africa and was involved with an NGO in Geneva training journalists from developing countries on climate change, food security and peace building. Inspired by working with these journalists, she took the plunge and studied with the London School of Journalism before joining Sublime Magazine. She has a long standing interest in sustainability and what makes the wheels of society go around.

To a greater than ever degree, people are looking for a more fulfilling experience of community. But for most, joining a fully-fledged commune is a step too far. What if there was an option offering the best of both worlds?

The history of the tiny hebridean Isle of Eigg includes a clan feud, a massacre and a succession of eccentric lairds causing misery for the crofting tenant population. Then there was a revolution ...

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