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Finding My Tribe

by Leisa on July 24, 2011

My holiday in Hawaii is almost over and I can’t even begin to describe how wonderful it has been. Although the scenery and landscapes, the activities and adventures, have all been amazing, the highlight for me has been spending time with loving, like-minded people. For those who know me, or have been to a retreat or
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Vegetable Gardening is a Crime?

by Leisa on July 19, 2011

Only in America! We hope We want to see MORE veggie gardens in people’s homes, not less! From ABC news: Julie Bass faces the prospect of going to jail for what she’s growing in her front yard. The illegal growth is tomatos. And zuchinis, peppers and other edible and what normally would be legal plants.
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Humpback Whale Freed

by Leisa on July 18, 2011

I saw this video recently by Michael Fishbach, co-founder of The Great Whale Conservancy (GWC), who narrates his encounter with a young humpback whale entangled in local fishing nets, in the video below. And this started me thinking about human nature. How is that some people will dedicate their lives to protecting and saving these beautiful creatures,
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The Horseriding Guru

by Leisa on July 17, 2011

I love synchronicities (as I wrote about in this post here) and love meeting new people when travelling and being amazed at who turns up on your path. One of the things I really wanted to do whilst in Hawaii, was go for a horse-ride in the lush Hawaiian landscape. So I found a place
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Sustainable Living Festival Melbourne

by Leisa on January 28, 2011

The Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne starts next week, and what an amazing job the organisers do, of putting together a fantastic line-up of lectures and events over the two week period. Sustainable Living Program Jump online or check out the program above, see what is on offer, there are so many great events it would be
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Elephants – Please Don’t Go

by Leisa on January 5, 2011

I always love to read the writings of one of my favourite authors, Charles Eisenstein, and his latest blog post “Elephants: Please Don’t Go” is another beautiful, inspiring and thought provoking piece. In this age of planetary destruction, the elephants are losing their habitat at an alarming rate and may become extinct within the next
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Home – The Movie

by Leisa on August 9, 2010

I love a good movie, and this one definitely fits the bill.  And as a bonus it is freely available online, so you don’t even have to leave your desk to watch it! “We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the
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Life Changing Doco’s

by Leisa on May 4, 2010

Life Changing Doco’s is a fanastic initiative by friends of mine, Troy and Kym, who are bringing quality documentaries to the Gold Coast Arts Centre every month.  The next feature film is Homegrown on the 12th of May, and it looks fantastic!  You can buy tickets on their site www.lifechangingdocos.com HOMEGROWN Wed 12th May @
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