Why your Summer is incomplete without figs
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Why your Summer is incomplete without figs

There is something of a tradition at my place now with freshly picked figs being scoffed in the backyard from the middle of summer. By mid January the fruit darkens a purple stain through the green skin. And there is the matter is getting to them before the birds, which according to my chickens (who … Continue reading

National Volunteering Week Special Event – Advocacy: Skills, Methods and Means
Sustainable Living

National Volunteering Week Special Event – Advocacy: Skills, Methods and Means

Hi folks – Australia has been celebrating the role of volunteers in the community this week, and I feel honoured to have been asked to present to corporate and non-profit representatives on this very topic. Corporate philanthropy is a topic close to my heart, and through the foundation established by my employer, opportunities to make a difference … Continue reading