Around the world, people are having an extra long weekend for Easter. Western Christians are going to church on Good Friday. More of them will do so on Easter Sunday. And in a few weeks Orthodox Christians will do the same.
What do you do in the lead-up to Easter? Anything different to the rest of the year? (With Easter early this year, perhaps you’re still getting into the swing of the working (calendar) year! ;-))
It happens that the lead-up to Easter is a great time for some conscious reassessments with a view to living and working more sustainably.
We could, of course do that any time. Continue reading
The new year is traditionally a time for new beginnings.
Many of us will have resolved to make changes to how we go about our personal lives. Some of these can reduce our environmental impact – if done the right way. For example:
- Walking or riding a bicycle as Continue reading
It could be that your home is leaky.
A home that leaks like a sieve can be fine – in the right place (like the tropics, where air movement is welcome).
But if you live where winters are cold Continue reading
Yesterday I was delighted to have been able to join in celebrations for Ganesh Chaturthi at one of my local Hindu temples. I had been invited to talk to the congregation about some very important gatherings that are happening later this year.
I thought the occasion particularly apt because Hindus and others particularly invoke Ganesha for: