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5 of the Best Cafe’s for Breakfast in Central Wollongong
On the beautiful South Coast of NSW, Wollongong is but an hour from Sydney and home to some of Australia's best beaches. A weekend ritual after a tough session at the Wollongong Yoga Centre is a coffee and a hearty breakfast. Some regular hangouts on a Sunday morning, any one a must for good...Read More >
Us or Them? Not This Time.
Riding through a village in Africa, hot and dusty, responding to many hello’s in Swahili. Plastic everywhere. Piles of it, the goats getting what they can in an unnatural garden of refuse. Previously, I had marveled at how clean the ocean and beaches were. A turtle sanctuary giving additional hope...Read More >
From Wollongong to Mt Kilimanjaro
For a long-time now I have considered my own footprint on the planet. I must have driven my dog Moose (rest his soul) crazy sometimes as he waited patiently for me in DRIVING RAIN, while I collected plastic bottles pouring out of the storm water drain on our home beach in Port Kembla. A little OCD...Read More >
Coffee, Tea… or Chai?
My wife Annie has recently started making and taking a thermos of chai to work each day. Never one to shirk from hard work (and occasionally making more of it due to stubborn idealism) she drew on her discipline and pushed our morning alarm back half an hour in order to do this. Now, if you are a...Read More >
Forget Climate Change
"Forget Climate Change", he said to me, leaning across the table. Forget Climate change? Here we go, I thought to myself. What came next made a lot of sense. "We need to cut air pollution that kills people, food waste, species extinction and the plastic choking our oceans. The climate can only...Read More >
Dianna Cohen - Moving Toward a Plastic-Free World - Pt 106 Jan 2017 | Read More >
On a recent trip to North America, I decided to drop an email to one of my favourite organisations, The Plastic Pollution Coalition (PPC). To my delight there was a quick response and within days their CEO and inspiring co-founder, Dianna Cohen graciously set up a meeting with me on my last day in...
A Chat with Costa Part I - The Aperture of Life02 Jun 2016 | Read More >
He is arguably the most popular and enthusiastic of all hosts of ABC's Gardening Australia program. You will see him around in a number of aliases, having a good time. Regardless, the one thing that always comes with a Costa Georgiadis appearance is a contagious positivity and your sudden...
A Life Without Plastic - Interview with Erin Rhoads18 Nov 2015 | Read More >
There is lots going on out there, with many inspired people making changes and helping others learn how to live more in tune with nature, creating less waste, improving life for future generations. Lets meet one and ask a few fair questions. 1. Introduction. My name is Erin, I am a plastic free,...
Owed to Moose28 Jul 2016 | Read More >
This one is for me, its for my best mate Moose and I! I haven’t seen him yet, I’m in the air, somewhere over NSW, but I know he isn’t there anymore. The big black, laid back, super calm shadow of me, for twelve years is no longer there. For twelve years he has followed me absolutely everywhere. If...
3 Easy Ways to Reduce Waste When Eating Out.13 Sep 2016 | Read More >
Fair Food Forager is built on the idea that millions of daily micro decisions can have a massive effect at a macro level. In Australia alone, the take away coffee cup market is a $30 million dollar a year industry Read more. About 1.1 million coffee cups are thrown out in Australia everyday. A...