PACHA AND WHAT SHE'S UP TO

Welcome

Graphic designer, Mommy, Adventurer, Artist, Nature explorer, Typography nerd, Fermenter = Purely Pacha

Design Studio

15 Years of Graphic Design. Find my latest projects here - everything from logos and book covers to websites.
November 20, 2016
Logo Design by Purely Pacha

Logo Design

Almost two decades of Logo Design no-repeat;center top;; auto It’s hard to believe, but I’ve been doing logo design for almost 20 years. Wow. That thought […]

Travelogue

Follow my husband’s ongoing travelogue for a vicarious glimpse into our family’s journey from Coastal California to the pastoral family farms of Western Europe.
July 9, 2017
Spanish village Bar

No Holds Barred: Settling down in a Spanish village

Fourteen months ago we embarked on a journey, an ambitious undertaking many years in the making. We liked to think of it as a voyage of […]
May 17, 2017
School in cerdanya

The Gift of Gab: Back to school in Cerdanya

The number of things we’ve learned about on this trip is virtually unthinkable, from the social hierarchy of domesticated bovine to the proper preparation of an […]
May 9, 2017
workaway family

Q & A: Post WorkAway interview with the traveling family

For the last year or more, I’ve been regaling you with tales and misadventures from the WorkAway road show, from one unique perspective: mine. Now, at […]

Kitchen

Pacha's Fermentation Station. Here we answer questions like "What's the easiest way to make sourdough bread?" and "What on earth is kimchi?"
November 23, 2016
Hot and Sour Kimchi in 4 easy steps by Purely Pacha

Hot and sour Kimchi in 4 easy steps

I did it. I figured out my favorite kimchi recipe. I’ve tried a few over the past year. Some were too spicy, some were too garlicky, […]
March 23, 2016
Finished Loaf

The Easiest, No-Knead Sourdough Bread EVER

It’s been almost a year since my guest blog post about sourdough bread over at Bambu Batu. I’ve made that bread many times since then, and […]
July 9, 2017
Spanish village Bar

No Holds Barred: Settling down in a Spanish village

Fourteen months ago we embarked on a journey, an ambitious undertaking many years in the making. We liked to think of it as a voyage of […]
December 8, 2016

Viva la diferencia: Spanish Culture Clash

Our sortie into Spanish culture continued this week with all the fearlessness of a tenacious torero, and all the irony of a quarreling windmill. Funny that […]
October 20, 2016
relocation osseja

Relocation Station: International Awareness in the French Pyrenees

Perched high on a southwest facing slope in the French Pyrenees, overlooking the hamlet of Osseja and the valley of Cerdanya, our journey has reached a […]