With the United States (or is it only Trump?) removing their support for the TPP this question has come more frequently to mind. Is it a bad thing that the TPP will probably collapse without the support of the US? New Zealand as a nation that exports a lot of primary products and probably wants… Read More Fair Trade or Free Trade?
Recently my flatmate read an article about growing vegetables from the remnants of store bought vegetables and thought she would give it a go. Now we don’t have a very big garden so the window sill in the kitchen seemed like a good place to try it out. Much to my surprise the bok choy… Read More Apartment Gardens
Recently, I found myself in a situation that I hope and pray I never have to deal with again. I received a phone call in the middle of the night from a friend asking me to come rescue her from a violent home situation. Needless to say I jumped in my car and collected her.… Read More Domestic Violence
I have just started my new project which will hopefully keep me busy over the compulsory Christmas / New Year for my work office. I love this pattern for cathedral windows and it is certainly one that I could do over and over.
Why DIY Deodorant? Well… I got sick of all the plastic that comes with a store bought deodorant and thought I would try making my own. I googled a simple recipe on a New Zealand site that didn’t have weird ingredients which are hard to purchase in New Zealand and added them to the shopping… Read More DIY Deodorant
I have been pondering this concept over the last year and have come to the conclusion that we are not naturally good at loving our neighbour. So many of us get up, rush around and get ready for work, rush out the door, sit at a computer all day doing work, rush home and in… Read More Loving your neighbour
I ran across this term for the first time in a booked entitle World Hunger 10 Myths by Facnces Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins. I was fascinated so researched some more. So what is Agroecology? It is the application of ecology to the design and management of sustainable agricultural and food ecosystems. Therefore, it takes… Read More Agroecology