Less Meat For Less Heat: Low Carbon Living – Days 7 & 8

Cooked lamb shanks with veggies

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

Days 7 & 8 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living.

Weekend brunches. Summer holidays. Barbecues. Festivities. Sunday roasts. All times when meat tends to feature heavily on our menus.

Did you know, though, that meat consumption has tripled over the last forty years and is Continue reading

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Body and Your Planet

New Year resolution book & pen Flickr vanhookc CC BY-SAAnother year over, and a new one just begun. Happy New Year and may it be a wonderful one!

As 2015 begins, but before it starts to speed away, many of us will be taking a moment to look back. A brief chance to take stock of the past and with this in mind, plan changes for the Continue reading

Keys To Growing Your Own Food Over Summer Holidays

Ahhh…summer!Irrigation fittings with tomato & sweet pea

All that lovely fresh produce!  Tomatoes, basil, zucchini, capsicums, eggplant, corn, beans, lettuce, rocket…

Did you plant some seeds or seedlings and are now just waiting for your first pickings?  (If not, you can still pop some Continue reading

Cold Weather And Hot Water

Do you love your hot shower or bath?  I do.Woman relaxing in warm bubble bath

There’s nothing like it after sport…or you’re tired…especially if you’re cold.

All that warmth surrounding you…soothing your tired body….gradually thawing you out…and relaxing you, so you’re all ready for a lovely sleep… Continue reading

No Man Is An Island – What Is Real Sustainability?

Today’s posting is a bit of a rant about attitude and Plans - blueprint - houseperspective.

Some people think they are making changes to live more sustainably when they’re not.

And the reason for this is twofold: Continue reading