In this dangerous world that we live in, where hatred and violence and natural disasters sometimes collide to almost overwhelm us, we each can help in some way. Marsha Blackburn Our skies darkened this afternoon giving with an eerie light everywhere. It’s the smoke from the Australian fires making its way across New Zealand. At… Read More What can we do?
As always, quiet on here means being pretty busy at work. But while I’ve been quiet it seems lots of people are now really starting to come to grips with the need to take action on environmental issues. The double pronged approach of the voice of youth, Greta Thunberg and the elder statesman David Attenborough… Read More Times, they are (fingers crossed) a changing
Sunday was another glorious Summer Day in Wellington. Even when I went out to the market at 10.30am, it was already hot. To my delight, new season apples were being sold. Yum yum yum! And cherries are still on sale. As I filled my little produce bag, someone came up to me and asked where I’d… Read More Experiments!
Happy New Year everyone. It’s 2018 and my One Year Zero Plastic challenge is up. It’s been an interesting one and, though not completely zero plastic, it’s been 99% plastic free. This is most of my 2017 accumulated plastic*, which, I have to admit, I will be very glad to put in the recycling bin… Read More The year is up!
Only one more week of work for 2017! Hip Hip Hooray! The days are long, the sun is shining* and the Pohutukawas are in full bloom. If you’re reading this, shivering in the Arctic blast of Winter and thinking ‘oh, for some sun’, you’ve probably also got a little voice in your head say ‘but it doesn’t sound very… Read More Christmas cometh
Hello hello! I am still plodding along on my plastic free journey but have been mired down at work with lots of paperwork so spending more time in my computer blogging has been the last thing on my mind. It’s been an interesting few months here with a new Prime Minister. In the run […]
Food storage is a big topic so here’s a couple of things from today Shopping in Bin Inn with the teensiest trolley I’ve ever used. I felt like I was back in my childhood and pushing a toy pram. I burnt the bottom of my pressure cooker last week. Soaking it in baking soda, dish… Read More A successful experiment and a toy trolley