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I didn't plan to move to Nimbin, I moved to the country.

I came here five years ago following my dream to leave the city. After a long search throughout the Northern Rivers I found my ideal spot not far from the village of Nimbin.

In all my years of dreaming of a rural lifestyle I had not factored in people. It was all about gardening and growing trees. But I didn't move to the country to become a hermit and luckily I discovered a vibrant welcoming community with plenty of opportunities to participate in a huge range of activities.

Nimbin has its own newspaper, radio station and environment centre where I volunteer. In between my mowing, weeding and planting trees there're also dance classes, yoga, meditations, garden club and farmers' markets to bring me down out of the hills. And now bees! Nimbin even has a bee club ...

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