How To Get To Exercise In Very Hot Weather- Days 16 & 17 of Low Carbon Living

Foot & lower leg in athletic wear on path

Source: Gill King, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

Days 15 & 16 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living.

We’re in a heatwave. How can I:

  • travel to a gym class
  • get my regular aerobic exercise

without suffering heatstroke or contributing more damage to our climate by travelling in air-conditioned, petrol-driven car? Continue reading

Public Transport To A Regular CBD Event – Days 14 & 15 of Low Carbon Living

Approaching bus on suburban street

Source: Gill King, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

Days 14 & 15 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living, where I catch the bus to a couple of lunchtime events in different parts of my city.

The situation

I often attend events during the middle of the day in our central business district (CBD) or a suburban business district (town centre).

I need to travel a little under 10km to get to either event. How to do it a low carbon and Continue reading

Repair For Reprieve And Rescue – Day 13 of Low Carbon Living

Stitching that reattached zip straps to black bag

Source: Gill King, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

Day 13 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living involved me deciding to repair rather than replace.

The situation

One of my favorite bags is the one I use for going out to more formal events that are Continue reading

Walking To Achieve 6 Goals At Once – Days 11 & 12 Of Low Carbon Living

Grey sneaker & light jeans stepping on concrete path

Source: Gill King, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

Days 11 & 12 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living.

How are those resolutions to get fit and lose weight going?

As the holidays end and the year gains momentum, we tend to find ourselves with more and more demands on our time. It’s easy to slide back into old habits.

So how can we maintain our resolve to improve our health? Continue reading

Weeds For The Best Mulch For Citrus – Day 10 of Low Carbon Living

Source: Gill King, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

Source: Gill King, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

Day 10 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living.

Rain + warmth = weeds.

Return from travels = weeds.

Weeds. Weeds. Weeds. Continue reading