"You'll never do elf on the shelf," a friend said, with some confidence. "In fact, I bet you hate Christmas altogether." I frowned, which probably didn't help my cause. Had I transformed into an elderly man with a "pointed nose" and "thin blue lips" and suddenly started demanding to be known as Ebenezer the day… Continue reading Easy Green Christmas.
Ahhhh, autumn. I've seen lots of lovely posts welcoming the season but I'm afraid I'm not quite ready to embrace it just yet. I'm still mourning the loss of summer - although I'll do the same when autumn moves to winter and so on. Maybe I just don't like change? Every season has its good… Continue reading My five Easy Green reminders for autumn.
I love butterflies - I have three tattooed on my foot - and this summer I wanted to do my bit to try and help protect them. In advance of Butterfly Conservation's Big Butterfly Count, which runs from now until August 9th, Freya and I have been out and about with our free chart (you can download… Continue reading My Sunday Photo – Week 29.
Since I've been working on my book (oh, did I already mention I'm writing a book, I forget?*) I've realised that some aspects of parenting are a bit like one of the most important rules in creative writing - show not tell - certainly when it comes to raising a "green" child. The other day… Continue reading How to inspire an earth-friendly child.