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Originally posted on eco-logic-view:
Biking is good for everything, both for our health and the environment. Watch the short video to find out how you can make small changes to your transport usage habits that could have significant benefits both for you and for the city you live in. The European Commission’s Sustainable Urban Mobility…

Leaf Play

Monkey and I have had great fun this autumn playing with leaves – here are a few of the things we have done:- We also have great fun playing and scuffling through leaves, but I enjoy that far too much to bother with taking photos! What are your favourite Autumn Leaf activities?

Originally posted on North East Child Poverty:
Guest post by Harriet Menter, Scotswood Natural Community Garden Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child “States Parties recognize the right of the child to rest and leisure, to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child”…

Garden Visitors

The other day I was trying to sort out laundry in our bedroom with a scrunchy Chimp lying on the bed – needless to say, I was not overly successful!  So to stop the whingeing I picked him up and took him over to the window to have a look out at the garden – … Continue reading

No Cost Energy Saving

Typically as winter knocks on our doors, the energy companies start to hike the bills!  They raked in the profits earlier in the year and presume we have short memories so have forgotten their warm-weather windfall. However, all is not lost.  We can fight back.  As next week (22nd to 27th October) is Big Energy … Continue reading

Veg End

Gardening is my therapy.  Digging is great for stress relief and pottering around enables me to have time to think or just blank my mind to all the worries and problems and focus on the soil, the seeds, the weeds or fruit.  I would not claim expertise in gardening and prefer the veg side to … Continue reading

Business + Baby

I belong to a fabulous networking group for (mostly) mums in North-East England called the Inspire Network and yesterday they had their annual Open Day along with Award Ceremony. With Chimp being so young, I dithered about going at all, but with support from some of the lovely women that are in this group I … Continue reading



I am a mum of 2 children, currently 8 and 4.5. We Home Educate and enjoy a wide range of activities - many of which involve being outdoors.

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