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What do you do when you wake up to a life that isn't yours? Alasdair left the startup scene in San Diego. Julie-Roxane left life as a chef in Paris. They met in India. Now they live in a tiny house in France. FAR OUT chronicles Alasdair's and Julie-Roxane's ongoing explorations in unconventional living. It’s a beautiful story and a painful one, about stepping off the beaten path and learning to live from our center.

What do you do when you wake up to a life that isn't yours? Alasdair left the startup scene in San Diego. Julie-Roxane left life as a chef in Paris. They met in India. Now they live in a tiny house in France. FAR OUT chronicles Alasdair's and Julie-Roxane's ongoing explorations in unconventional living. It’s a beautiful story and a painful one, about stepping off the beaten path and learning to live from our center.
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What do you do when you wake up to a life that isn't yours? Alasdair left the startup scene in San Diego. Julie-Roxane left life as a chef in Paris. They met in India. Now they live in a tiny house in France. FAR OUT chronicles Alasdair's and Julie-Roxane's ongoing explorations in unconventional living. It’s a beautiful story and a painful one, about stepping off the beaten path and learning to live from our center.

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Episodes

Doing a yearly review

1/16/2019
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Julie-Roxane and Alasdair talk about 2018 and share their annual review process.

Duration:00:54:12

We're engaged!?

1/9/2019
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Julie-Roxane and Alasdair share how their engagement was meaningful without being expensive and explore how a wedding might be too.

Duration:00:34:26

What we love and hate about living in a caravan in the woods

1/2/2019
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Julie-Roxane and Alasdair discuss some of the things they love and strongly dislike about living in the woods in a caravan.

Duration:00:44:13

Taking a psychedelic retreat

12/19/2018
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Alasdair and Julie-Roxane talk about the value of taking retreats in general and psychedelic retreats in particular. They discuss their recent psychedelic experience, how they approached it and the importance of preparation. Alasdair shares how spending time with shamans in Peru has changed the way he thinks about psychedelics.

Duration:00:53:55

The Art of Work

12/12/2018
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Alasdair and Julie-Roxane discuss Jeff Goins' book, The Art of Work, and how they think about work these days.

Duration:01:05:52

How did we get here? (part 2)

12/5/2018
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In episode 3, Alasdair and Julie-Roxane continue their conversation exploring how they ended up where they are: living in a caravan in the forest in France. They talk about their experience working on an off-grid eco-lodge with a multicultural alternative family in Portugal, being poisoned by a faulty wood stove, and some of the thinking that went into the decision to buy a secondhand caravan.

Duration:00:39:02

How did we get here? (part 1)

11/28/2018
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Julie-Roxane and Alasdair live in a caravan they've renovated in the forest in France. But how did they get there ? They reflect on some painful realizations and connect the dots on their not-so-clear journey to caravan ownership which starts in India, takes them to Portugal and brings them back to France.

Duration:00:49:05

When Are You Leaving?

11/26/2018
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On their first-ever episode, Alasdair and Julie-Roxane discuss something big that happened 36 hours ago: being asked to leave where they live. They explore their emotions in the face of this sudden change, how they react to crisis, their relationship to uncertainty and their options for the their next step of their strange journey.

Duration:00:55:31