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

Preserving A Bumper Fruit Harvest

Where I live, it’s been a pretty fantastic year for fruit.Pile of peaches

The good rains over the previous 2 summers (after a long drought) plus good rain in spring probably had something to do with it. So might pretty regular (drip) irrigation and good sun. 🙂

For me, so far we have seen: Continue reading