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‘This Changes Everything’ – The Film

Naomi Klein’s book – This Changes Everything –  was published in September 2014. The book tackles the issues at the heart of Climate Change and analyses the root causes of the crisis. It is a demanding, thought-provoking read which rapidly became … Continue reading

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September Share & Swap

On a warm and sunny Spring day we gathered in Nadja and Andrew’s garden to share & swap our garden surplus over wood oven pizzas and home-baked sweets. With  an expert pizza dough maker like Nadja,  Andrew’s skills with the wood-fired oven, and Joel’s tomato sauce providing … Continue reading

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June Share & Swap

Last month’s neighbourhood Share & Swap was held in a local backyard where  fruit and vegetables grow abundantly all year round. Here, home-made  garden structures are created from recycled materials and  many common gardening problems are solved simply and organically. let’s take a quick tour of … Continue reading

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March Share & Swap

Today we returned to Rob & Marian’s garden to share & swap our surplus plants and backyard produce. Let’s have a quick look around this edible suburban garden. Here is Rob taking us on a tour of the backyard and explaining … Continue reading

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February Share & Swap

Today’s neighbourhood Share & Swap took place in our backyard with a variety of summer fruits and vegetables changing hands as well as recipes and tips for looking after chickens. This month Rob is chook minding for two local households away on holidays. … Continue reading

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Brighton Jetty Sculptures 2015

This morning’s beach walk  included a gallery of surprising and remarkable sculptures.  Held along the Brighton beachfront in Holdfast Bay, the exhibition is managed and supported by volunteers. This year there are over a hundred exhibits of indoor and outdoor sculptures from … Continue reading

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Australian attitudes towards Climate Change

What do Australians think about climate change, how do they rank this issue among others and how ‘green’ are they? How do your own attitudes, beliefs and behaviours compare with the 2014 survey participants’? The fourth annual survey of Australian attitudes to climate change … Continue reading

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