I’m a long way from home these days, but I carry this amazing place with me, wherever I go.
Spring is ramping up into summer now. The days are long, the evenings warm and I’m thinking I’ll need to take a hat on my walk to work from now on. With the return of the sun the garden has roused itself and the food growing has begun in earnest. I’m spending more and more time out there, planting out seedlings, picking things to put on my plate and aiming to keep… Read More
Laguna Cejar, Salar de Atacama, Chile Reflect a while on who you are versus who you want to become, then find the path you must travel. Acknowledging your faults will help you to master them. *** I will be at the Hobart Sustainable Living Festival this weekend. If you spot me, come and say hi!
No matter how dark it may get, the world remains a beautiful and amazing place (it’s been a rough news kind of week)
I’m writing this on a Monday – that dread day of the week – telling you that life is beautiful. Thanks to a weekend with the most excellent company, filled with shared laughter, food and affection, I’m feeling totally in love with life. My perspective is refreshed and I can see quite clearly that my life is amazing. I look around me and see so many good things: the little cottage that’s… Read More
Do you have a happy place? Somewhere you can go when the world gets too much, a place to re-charge and reconnect? I do, and I’m lucky that my very special place is practically on my doorstep. It’s one of the reasons I love Hobart so much and am loath to consider leaving. My happy place is Mt. Wellington, the dolerite peak that makes this little city so unmistakable. Hobart folds itself… Read More
Balance is an essential quality of living sustainably: prioritising activities and accepting limitations to reach your goals and avoid the pitfalls of over-commitment, burn-out and apathy. Balance is critical in managing our time, resources and health, maintaining momentum and juggling competing demands. It’s so damn important, and I’ve been so bad at it. I may have the best of intentions, but I over-promise and under-deliver. I take on too many commitments, throwing… Read More