In April of 2010 I did a flat water canoeing course with my then employer Alta-1 Education. The guy leading the course was Mark Tait from Kuringal Education (Christchurch Grammar School). We got talking about a dream both of us had dreamed about building a Cedar strip canoe. I had considered it from time to … Continue reading Building A Western Red Cedar Strip Canoe Pt1
It not be significant to many, but I thought it worth a mention. I finished a book this morning by Richard Louv. The book was called Last Child in the Woods. The significant part is that Richard (a guy who lives in the USA) is in Perth just for this morning speaking at a conference! … Continue reading Last Child In The Woods
If you are interested in topics like peak oil, veggie gardens, farming, the future etc have a watch of this movie. This link is one of 5, the other four will come up on screen when this finishes.
Well it's Blog Action Day for Climate Change day - so here goes... "Going green" is not always as easy as it sounds...if it ever did sound easy. I live in an established house in suburbia and climate change was a burden to me and I wanted to do something about it... 1) A veggie … Continue reading The Mess of it all – Going Green
Well, it is the season ... for putting out your bulk rubbish. We live in a funny age, never before has there been the need for so many 'extra' rubbish collections. Who remembers growing up with just one of the small round tin bins? The rubbish men would run from house to house, with an … Continue reading Bulk Rubbish Discoveries