Across the ocean, in the birthplace of Paddington Bear (darkest Peru for those of you who don't know the story) lies a collaboration that has produced some liquid magic - a billboard that wrings moisture from the air and produces filtered drinking water.
|Lima's water billboard|
Image source: www.springwise.com
It touched my heart to see the boy laughing at the sheer joy of tipping a bucket of cool, safe water over his head. Wonderful stuff.
In a world concerned about the increasing scarcity of life-giving resources like water, I couldn't help thinking how ingenious this was. It's worth pondering how it could be used all over the world.
And how much we take turning on the kitchen tap to fill a glass with fresh water for granted.