My journey has been a curious one. I grew up in Brazil with my parents in an ecological centre and then as a young adult returned to Australia to further my studies. In my younger years I travelled to some pretty exotic places, homeschooling along the way. To my delight I learnt from Indigenous people… Continue reading Welcome you’re ‘In Good Company’
Any garden improves with water. When planning your garden, leave 10 to 15 percent of the area for water culture and water gardens. Water plays an important role attracting predators such as birds, frogs and beneficial insects to the garden. The choice of water detail will obviously depend on the available space in the garden.… Continue reading Adding a Water Element in Your Garden
I have long been fascinated with the wonders of the Amazon. The vast expansive forest and rivers are very captivating. When I was eight, my mum and dad invented travelling through the Peruvian and Brazilian Amazon to meet a woman that made herbal remedies to keep villagers healthy. It took 12 hours of canoeing deep… Continue reading Healing Trees of the Amazon – As Nature Intended
Stop for a moment and imagine if the rubbish you create was banned from going to the landfill! This may be the future as more and more countries are refusing to take on our rubbish. The average Australian sends more than one ton of waste to the landfill each year. An Aussie family produces enough… Continue reading What to do with your soft plastics?
In Australia, it's estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. If you suffer from persistent and excessive worry, anxiety, know that you are not alone. Many creative people have… Continue reading Practical Hints to Overcome Anxiety
I spent many of my childhood years travelling with my parents. Before I had turned ten, I had travelled around the world three times. This horrified some people as they said I needed "routine" while others thought it was the best schooling I could ever have. World Travels My parents met while backpacking so travelling… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Being a Child Traveller
In the last twenty years there have been many improvements in women’s lives. For example, life expectancy has increased, the number of girls in school and the number of jobs for women. Many countries have introduced laws to protect women’s rights. However, there are still many injustices. Women are half the world’s population and perform… Continue reading Creating Sacred Space
Even though bamboo was first used in China around 118 B.C. and pandas have been eating it forever, it sort of became sexy with Colombian architect Simón Vélez at the turn of this century. Simón stated that bamboo was better than steel, and his style of building shook the world of architecture. This tremor was… Continue reading Why Everyone Should Use Bamboo