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I had another mini knitting session on Sunday when I made this little square towards a picnic rug. It was fun to meet other knitters and show some kids how to knit too. The transition town ran our local harvest … Continue reading
I got my wires slightly crossed on the weekend and turned up too late to see Prince Charles’ famous vege patch. It was open as part of the Start weekend to encourage sustainability everyday life in the UK. Despite not … Continue reading
We visited the London green fair again this year. The weather wasn’t great on Sunday so it felt pretty laid back but the festive air was still hanging around! Our favourite addition this year was the Pallet Project stall which … Continue reading
We had the best smoothies today when we visited the Brent Green Fair – we made them using an adjusted bike which powered the blender with a little bit of pedal power! It’s exciting to see so many people interested … Continue reading
The Union Street Orchard have produced this lovely video summarising the project from summer 2010. This is exactly the community growing project I dream of. And the garden signage, branding, illustration and website are all beautifully designed too!
On Saturday we helped out at the Fair Christmas Fayre – over 2,500 people came and it really feels that a lot of hard work paid off. Sharon and I were in the craft corner all day helping people to … Continue reading
This last weekend while Aaron was doing woodwork projects and music, I nipped off to stay at my sisters to spend the day at local fairs and the Eco Village, and then the next day at some markets leading donkeys … Continue reading
I couldn’t go along to the climate camp until later in the evening so most of this is second-hand info but I feel it is important to blog about especially after reading the newspaper this morning and finding barely a … Continue reading
Lately I’ve become involved in setting up a website called Free Christmas, to promote a different way of celebrating Christmas. There is an absolutely insane amount of waste produced at Christmas time (check out some UK-orientated stats, and remember that … Continue reading