Saturday, March 25, 2017

RANs Safety - United We Stand





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Serving your community when nursing and caring for others should not cost anyone their life. To learn more about the unsafe working conditions faced by nurses, midwives and Aboriginal Health Practitioners working in remote and regional Australia, and to sign a petition to support them, you can click on this link.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A Taste of Harmony



What a great idea, we love tasting food from all over the world and are lucky enough to be able to do so due to living in such a multicultural society.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

In Our Garden


These bananas and the sweet potato vine have all come from one 'mother' plant so represent excellent value for anyone who wants to be able to propagate their own plants for free. Not only that they are beautiful plants and produce delicious food.



One of the four grape vines that have fruited in abundance this year, giving us fruit to eat and even more to share with others. The sweet potatoes shown here may not look delicious but they are and so was the pumpkin that was a volunteer as a result of our composting all of our food scraps.
We were given one lemon-grass plant about 6 years ago and from that have propagated over a hundred, most of which, like these, we have given away. As well we are glad to able to share with others the loquat trees that have grown from seeds from our tree and the mulberry trees that we have grown from cuttings. We love to see other people also getting pleasure, satisfaction and food from their own yards.

Choose Cruelty Free Australia

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If you would like to learn more about this important campaign then you can click on this link.
To find out about all sorts of items that are already cruelty free and how you can support them then click on this link.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

African Food Emergency




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There are many, many organizations and people working and volunteering tirelessly to assist those around the world who are suffering. However this video and extract show very clearly the huge numbers suffering and how serious the need for peace and assistance is. If you would like to learn more you can click on this link. 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Tim Winton Speaks Out Against Fracking


Tim Winton Speaks Out Against Fracking from Frack Free Future on Vimeo.

To learn more about the risks posed by fracking and how to get involved you can click on this link.

Happy St David's Day

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One of my students reminded me that the 1st of March is St David's Day, a very important day in Wales and for Welsh folk around the world. In the sixties and seventies when I was growing up in the UK I was very lucky to have an Aunty and Uncle who loved to go camping so we spent many happy holidays in North Wales which was nearby. I still remember how much fun it was going to the seaside and then into the beautiful countryside and visiting the historic and interesting buildings and places. I was also lucky enough to attend a two week camp on Anglesey with other young people from all around the country. It was a world away from everyday life and one day I would love to visit again and explore the whole of Wales.  For more information on St David's Day (Dydd Gwŷl Dewi (Sant) hapus) you can click on this link.

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For more information on visiting Wales you can click on this link.