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blog 32- getting the kids outside.

blog 32- getting the kids outside.

I mentioned last week that reports state that kids just aren’t getting outside these days to play and I went looking for some inspiration and ideas to help get them outside. But first, play this them this song – nice and loud (pump it up to 11). [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” […]

Blog 29 WED

Blog 29 WED

It’s World Environment Day tomorrow Here is a list of some things you could do to  …   [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Become a Climate Guardian. Plant a tree (no surprises with this one I […]

blog 28 – Learmonth

blog 28 – Learmonth

Official Opening of the Learmonth Community Gardens. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] I took myself off to Learmonth on a Friday afternoon last month (with wild winds pushing me along) to meet up with the group […]

A niffty little green idea.

A niffty little green idea.

I thought Albert was going a bit batty when I saw these (used) teabags drying by the fire.  Then I a troubling thought that he was going to dry the teabags and then reuse them – as teabags! [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” […]

scab duty

scab duty

At school we called it Scab Duty, when a whole class would leave its lesson to wander around the school picking up rubbish. No one liked it and we would complain bitterly.  We had BBQ tongs for the pick up. I guess it was an outing, of sorts. Who would have thought 30 years on […]

Easter

Easter

A Green Easter (Tuesday March 26th 2013) How can we make the whole experience of Easter a little GREENer? Well, I’ve done some research and found some truly lovely chocolate for you to spend your money on. Of course I had to taste a few along the way (all in the name of research my […]

Earth Hour

Earth Hour

This Saturday night from 8.30, join Fifteen Trees and SWITCH OFF your lights for one hour. Earth Hour is a World Wildlife Fund initiative that sees hundreds of millions of people switching off their lights for one hour, on the same night across the world. Starting from Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour now takes place […]