One of the very first things we planted when we moved to our teeny tiny townhouse was a lemon tree. What I have learned since dowsizing is that there is a tree for every space, sometimes you just have to search. While a classic lemon would have domited our whole yard, we found an … More When winter gives you lemons, make lemonade!
The documentary binge continued – an oldie but a goodie, we tuned in to Supersize Me. What an eye opener on the horrendous impact that a fast food diet can have on your body and your mind. How is this relevant to minimalism you may ask? I think man elements of this documentary … More One month of no spending – supersized!!
Hi, nice to meet you By way of (belated) introduction to this blog, I’m going to take you back to my Day Zero but before we get to Day Zero, a bit about me. As I’ve gotten older and wiser, I’ve become more focused on trying to tread lightly on this planet of ours. I … More An introduction and my day zero
The Canberra Reptile Zoo (located at Gold Creek) finally managed to find its way onto my Canberra to-do list and I’m really glad it did! Like a lot of things in Canberra, the scale of the reptile zoo (no pun intended!) isn’t huge but what lacks in size it makes up for in hands-on fun. I’m not … More Canberra Reptile Zoo, Gold Creek
Looking for an alternative option for buying fresh food outside of the supermarket bubble in Canberra? Why not check out the Capital Region Farmers’ Market which is held every Saturday at EPIC. The Farmer’s Market is jam packed with fresh, seasonal produce including fruit and veges, meat, nuts, oils, dairy and seafood from the nearby South Coast You … More Capital Region Farmers Market, Canberra
Located at Gold Creek in the north of Canberra, the Canberra Walk In Aviary is one of those places that my daughter loves to go. Although the admission price is a bit hefty for what you get, I happily fork out $12 to watch her smile non-stop as she feeds a plate of manky worms to greedy but friendly birds. The best … More Canberra Walk In Aviary
Having a good look at the National Arboretum in Canberra has been on my to-do list for a while now ever since I saw a tiny bit of it on a play group excursion. I wanted to explore it more out of curiosity than anything and I didn’t really have huge expectations…but what a … More National Arboretum, Canberra, Australia