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Life. What is it? Reflections in the garden …

Reality Bites: Corona, Capitalism, Life and Death

The Club is open, yoga is on and the garden is busy. Sort of …

The Club is open, yoga is on and the garden is busy. Sort of … It’s been a weird few months hasn’t it?  And we’re never going back to the way it was, are we?  Too many thoughts have helped us all see the world a little differently and Covid-19 will be here for a …
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Earthday 2020 – A walk in the garden …

What’s up this new year …

Kung hei fat choi! This traditional Cantonese greeting means “May you have great wealth!” and is expressed at Chinese new year often followed by Lai see dow loi, meaning “Give me me lucky money” ;-).  There are many new years celebrated around the world starting from October (eg Divali in India) to the ancient Babylonian …
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Fossil Free Food

There’s no such thing. Everyone knows that fuel is used to grow our food and that petrochemicals are used to feed and protect food. But it’s probably worse than we realise. Most food has more fossil fuel energy in it than natural, current energy. It takes about 10 fossil fuel calories to produce and transport …
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Spring Snow, Yoga, Fishing, and more …

Ballin Temple newsletter, here. A little bird said … The Beast from the East came and stopped spring for a few days.  We treated it as a special occasion.  We had to.  We couldn’t drive out for a couple of days. So we fed and watered the animals, checked on guests in the cottages, thawed …
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Nature is the Teacher

After the opening hour of #edchatMENA “Nature vs Artificial Intelligence” on Saturday 24 March 2018 I went outside to my other “office”. A large branch from a cedar tree had fallen during recent snow and wind.  We had cleared much of it in the past few days, but, because it was now looking a bit …
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