Zero-wasting is hard – but let’s do this!

I don't always overthink every decision in a supermarket, but when I do.... Let me share a recent "quick stop" at the supermarket with you. Butter.  I've been procrastinating buying butter because a) it's expensive (due to overseas demand) and b) I was doing a mini-protest at New Zealand's unsustainable farming industry (carbon emissions, water... Continue Reading →

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I don’t want to swim in the river anyway…

*This formed part of my show on 'Water' - you can listen to the podcast here.** I spent my childhood summers swimming in the Mataura river.  I lived in Wyndham, a painfully small hick town where all we had for entertainment was that river.  Even at a young age, it would be normal to spend... Continue Reading →

We made a worm farm – part 1

*Warning - I am no expert on worm farming - We are just "giving this a go", so there'll be lots of trial and error involved* Worm farms are wonderful.  1. because food waste doesn't end up in landfill (it actually makes up 30% of all landfill which is hideously wasteful but that's a story for... Continue Reading →

Captain Planet

Our generation (18-44yrs) needs to change the direction our world is heading in.  The sooner the better.  Decisions need to be made in the business and political spectrum to avoid the complete decimation of our planet and to create a society which is fair and tolerant.  To continue on our current path is no longer an option.... Continue Reading →

Confessions of a vegan fence sitter

In the last six months or so I’ve been considering the idea of cutting meat and dairy products from my diet.  I’m expecting that it has a lot to do with my facebook timeline being full of posts showing battery chickens in cages, graphics showing the impact of dairy farming on the environment or plant-based... Continue Reading →

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