Bushfire Photography: Masonite Road, Tomago New South Wales

“Courage is found in unlikely places.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien On Sunday 14 January, I spent most of the day backburning and waiting to protect properties in the Grahamtown area next to Newcastle Airport. A severe weather warning gave us some good winds in the late afternoon and soon enough an emergency warning for Wade Close and surrounds, [...]

Mrs Mindfulness’s Art of Mindful Living Retreat

“Meditation is the only intentional, systematic human activity which at bottom is about not trying to improve yourself or get anywhere else, but simply to realize where you already are.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn Over the weekend I went to Mrs Mindfulness's 'The Art of Mindful Living Retreat' at the Mangrove Yoga Ashram just out of [...]

7 Ways to Make a Difference to the Environment

This post was originally published on Social Nature today, 22 November 2014.   Today is an exciting day for many reasons. Not only because it’s Saturday and I have the day off, but because today I sent my website live for Social Nature – my online content service for eco conscious small businesses! The underlying philosophy of Social [...]