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Embark on a journey to reconnect with nature and re-sync yourself to the world around you. Tune in for insights into life off-grid. Re-discover what Lights You Up and Let the Light In so that you can Shine Bright! Life is beautiful; Enjoy its beauty and be [em]powered by nature.

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August 2019 Sunshine Summit – Promo
Hello it's Heather from the Sunshine & PowerCuts podcast. In association with Geeks Rising from the 10th to the 16th of August, or 11th to 17th if you're in a timezone near New Zealand, we are hosting the second 2019 Sunshine Summit. It's a week of livestreams with amazing content creators and their communities with the theme of celebrating connections. All of the details for the upcoming Summit as well as replays from our previous events and where the livestreams will be happening, can be found at sunshinesummit.live. A huge thank you to the patrons of Sunshine & PowerCuts for making it possible! So check it out. And if you know our guests we'd love to you to come and celebrate with us. And if they are new to you, come along and learn more about them and we look forward to celebrating connections with you. August 2019 Guest List:Day 1:Kate - Ignorance Was Bliss - 5pm EDT Sat 10th (9am NZT Sun 11th)Bettina & Ninorah - NRI Woman - 9:30pm EDT Sat 10th (1:30pm NZT Sun 11th) Day 2:Dave Lee - The Waves of Tech / International Podcast Day - 5pm EDT Sun 11th (9am NZT Mon 12th)Chris Curran - Podcast Engineering School & Show / Podcaster's Lounge - 8pm EDT Sun 11th (12pm NZT Mon 12th) Day 3:Chris Green - Gravity Beard / Underdog Podcast Community - 5pm EDT Mon 12th (9am NZT Tues 13th)Ben Brown - Tourette's Podcast / Member of Geeks Rising - 9pm EDT Mon 12th (1pm NZT Tues 13th) Day 4:Cross Play Compatible - Play Comics, Real Dudes Podcast, Gamerheads Podcast - 8pm EDT Tues 13th 12pm NZT Wed 14th) Day 5:Lisa & Sam - I shake My Head - 9pm EDT Wed 14th (1pm NZT Thurs 15th)Day 6:Geeks Rising Podcast Network - Bandrew Says Podcast, On The Subject, Conversations with Creators, Sunshine & PowerCuts - 10pm EDT Thurs 15th (2pm NZT Fri 16th NZT)Day 7:FinaleJoin Heather for a fun finale - time TBC Share the Event!You can use the hastags on social media: #sunshinesummit2019#celebrateconnectionsAnd to see posts from last year's event follow #sunshinesummit2018 Also, sharing helps others discover it! So please share this event, and bring friends! It's going to be a lot of fun! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~Important Links:Website: www.sunshineandpowercuts.comGeeks Rising: www.geeksrising.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCutsTeeSpring: https://teespring.com/stores/sunshine-powercutsYouTube: youtube.com/HeatherWelch_life-is-beautifulTwitch: twitch.tv/sunpowerpod Ways you can connect with me:Tweet me on Twitter @SunPowerPodFollow me on Instagram @SunPowerPodEmail me at hello@sunshineandpowercuts.comLeave me a comment on Facebook @SunshineAndPowerCuts Support the Show:To gain access to the community, extra resources and bonus episodes or to just simply support the show you can do so on Patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCuts. Keep cool in a Sunshine & PowerCuts t-shirt, warm up with a hoodie, take a tote bag or savour the moment with a mug from the TeeSpring Store: https://teespring.com/stores/sunshine-powercuts Subscribe to the podcast Listen, Review and Rate – PodBean // Spotify //  Apple Podcasts  //  Stitcher  //  Tune In  // Podchaser // PodKnife  //  Poddirectory
SunEp029 – Ebb and Flow
SunEp029 - Ebb and Flow Hello and welcome to the Sunshine & PowerCuts podcast. My name is Heather and I am your host. This podcast features two types of episodes which alternate. Sunshine ones like this one offer inspiration drawn from nature, and in the PowerCut episodes are where I share insights into my life living off the power grid. Do you have an experience where you have been empowered by nature? I'd love to hear from you. You can connect with me on Twitter and Instagram @SunPowerPod and there you'll see examples from nature that I share. Alternatively you can email me at hello@sunshineandpowercuts.com The theme of this episode is ebb and flow.There are many examples of and different ways to describe ebb and flow What comes to mind for you? Which phase are you in? Embark on a journey empowered by nature, then continue the conversation as part of the Sunshine & PowerCuts Community ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ From this Episode: Poem: Ebb & Flow - Atticus https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ6-akih3T_/ Opening Lines Read by: Emil Hägg https://www.emilhaggvo.com/ and on Twitter @EmilHaggVO ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ I’d love to hear from you:What have been your highlights from the podcast and or the Sunshine Summit events?Which episodes are your favourites?What connections have you made, or re-connections have you discovered to yourself and the world around you?What connections do you celebrate?What examples from nature would you like to explore? ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~Important Links:Website: www.sunshineandpowercuts.comGeeks Rising: www.geeksrising.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCutsTeeSpring: https://teespring.com/stores/sunshine-powercutsYouTube: youtube.com/HeatherWelch_life-is-beautifulTwitch: twitch.tv/sunpowerpod Ways you can connect with me:Tweet me on Twitter @SunPowerPodFollow me on Instagram @SunPowerPodEmail me at hello@sunshineandpowercuts.comLeave me a comment on Facebook @SunshineAndPowerCuts Support the Show:To gain access to the community, extra resources and bonus episodes or to just simply support the show you can do so on Patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCuts. Keep cool in a Sunshine & PowerCuts t-shirt, warm up with a hoodie, take a tote bag or savour the moment with a mug from the TeeSpring Store: https://teespring.com/stores/sunshine-powercuts Subscribe to the podcast Listen, Review and Rate – PodBean // Spotify //  Apple Podcasts  //  Stitcher  //  Tune In  // Podchaser // PodKnife  //  Poddirectory
Stargazing, Internet Outages and micro-grids
PowEp028 - Stargazing, Internet Outages and micro-grids Firstly,Thank you to Kate from the Ignorance Was Bliss Podcast and Steph Fuccio of Changing Scripts, Virtual Expats and Expat Rewind for both recently becoming patrons of sunshine & PowerCuts! If you would like to Support the show and join the community you can do so on Patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCuts Quick recap, In March 2019 we hosted the Sunshine Summit and the videos from the 11 guest segments are available on sunshinesummit.live Also there you'll find the link to Register your Interest to participate in future Sunshine Summits events.The next one event will be in August 2019. But before then, in May 2019 I am proud to be returning as a podcast partner for the 3rd annual Livestream for the Cure event.There is an audio clip from Nick and Justin from Epic Film Guys to tell you more about it. My segment is on Fri 17th May 9pm EST (Sat 18th May at 1pm NZT) and I'd love you to join me live!If you're able to donate that would be incredible, either way please share the event to help spread the word about this worthy cause.All the details of the event are available at livestreamforthecure.com Guest Spot:I also was recently a guest on the Ignorance Was Bliss Podcast with Kate.There is a disclaimer at the beginning of each episode - listener discretion is advised.https://iwbpodcast.podbean.com/e/120-magical-connections-with-heather-from-sunshine-and-power-cuts/ In this Episode:I talk about the weather and how much I've been enjoying the nights outdoors.I answer a question about fruits and vegetables from Logan Naugle, co-host of Conversations with Creators and On the Subject which are also a part of the Geeks Rising Network.Then I have some questions about internet connections and I'd love to know your answers: Have you been without the internet so far in 2019? How long have you been without it? Was it On purpose? Or due to an outage? How did it make you feel? Or if you haven't been without internet recently, how would you feel if there was an outage?And what did you/would you do in the meantime? Follow up question, how long could you last without it? Then I close the episode with a few thoughts on the article Off-Grid Microgrid: Solar + Batteries +Thermal Generation by Darrell Proctor. Links from this Episode:For more information about my favourite fruit - Feijoa - check out this link to Tui Gardenhttps://www.tuigarden.co.nz/ideas-and-inspiration/fantastic-feijoas-all-you-need-to-know/ Link to the article Off-Grid Microgrid: Solar + Batteries +Thermal Generation by Darrell Proctor:https://www.powermag.com/off-grid-microgrid-solar-batteries-thermal-generation/ ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ The Sunshine & PowerCuts podcast:Hosted by Heather Welch This podcast features two types of episodes which alternate. Sunshine ones offer inspiration drawn from nature, In PowerCut episodes like this one I share insights into my life living off the power grid. Embark on a journey empowered by nature, then continue the conversation as part of the Sunshine & PowerCuts Community ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Important Links:Website: www.sunshineandpowercuts.comGeeks Rising: www.geeksrising.comPatreon: www.patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCutsTeeSpring: https://teespring.com/stores/sunshine-powercutsYouTube: youtube.com/HeatherWelch_life-is-beautifulTwitch: twitch.tv/sunpowerpod Ways you can connect with me:Tweet me on Twitter @SunPowerPodFollow me on Instagram @SunPowerPodEmail me at hello@sunshineandpowercuts.comLeave me a comment on Facebook @SunshineAndPowerCuts Support the Show:To gain access to the community, extra resources and bonus episodes or to just simply support the show you can do so on Patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCuts.Keep cool in a Sunshine & PowerCuts t-shirt, warm up with a hoodie, take a tote bag or savour the moment with a mug from the TeeSpring Store: https://teespring.

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Dean Warwick reviewed this podcast on Jan 20th, 2019
"Heather is so calm and composed in the show, always great content and insight into her life off the power grid. Really enjoy the relaxing but informative style. Thanks Heather I hope that many more people find your podcast."

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Aug 13th, 2017
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May 30th, 2019
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