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Decor: A Palm Tree Palette

Choose accessories and décor colours for your artwork. This is the second...

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The Tusk that did the Damage: Review

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The Water Room, a Fine Mystery Novel

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The Mistress of Bjerkebæk

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Who Was Blanche Barrow?

Who was Blanche Barrow? The image you see below gives the game away. As you...

The Tragic Story of Princess Cecilie

The royal tragedy of Princess Cecilie. There have been so many tragedies...

Brush On Block Sunscreen

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Cooking in a Foreign Language

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Ring in the Spring – Woodland Bluebells

It’s been a long time since I lived within walking distance of an...

Take a Walk in the Park Day

A Walk in the Park. You might be getting tired of all the national days...

Giving green and socially conscious gifts just got a whole lot easier

If you found this page, you’re probably like me–scouring the web...

How to keep cool in warm weather

Keeping cool – without using air-conditioning. Although I’ve...

Gifts for Animal Lovers:  For The Birds

Bird Houses and Feeders for Your Yard Part of the pleasure of having a yard...

The Invaluable, Versatile Baking Soda

The Invaluable, Versatile Baking Soda Recently I discovered that baking...

Ten items you don’t need in your home

Ten things you may not need in your home So many of us are downsizing and...

Mason Jar Solar Lighting

Beautiful, practical, sustainable solar lighting. I could carry on and use...

Drying the laundry: The green way

A few years ago, when I was drying my weekly wash in our condo...

Stylish Entertaining with Sustainable Serveware

Service with a style. Whether you’re entertaining guests or simply...

Re-purposing Wine Bottles: Wall Vases

We drink wine. Often. And this means that we have lots of wine bottles to...

From Material to Minimal:  Could You Do It?

Funny, that in a world that has spent the last decades accumulating...

Gift Ideas for Bicycle Lovers: The Siva Atom, USB Charger & Battery Pack

The Green Way: Charge Your Electronics While You Cycle A long bike ride on...

Gift Ideas for The Environmentally Friendly

Help Eliminate the Plastic, Seriously We are all becoming more and more...

The Battle for the Everglades

It doesn’t look like a battle, does it? The Everglades seems to be...