Author Archives: Felice

Edible oils

Why is our food supply becoming increasingly tampered with? Why are the regulatory bodies – whose job it is to safeguard the public from dangerous food items – actually endorsing them while demonising traditional food that has been used for centuries? Continue reading

Share
Posted in Social commentary, Videos | Leave a comment

2012 The Mayan Word

My reasons for choosing to unplug from a disempowering, resource-hungry system, live more in harmony with nature (my own included), and be responsible for my own wellbeing are still valid two and a half years on since moving to The Creek. Continue reading

Share
Posted in Coal seam gas, Social commentary, Videos, Why are we here? | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Coal Seam Gas song video

Our deepest thanks go to Ruby Vincent at A Question of Balance and Paul McQueen at Songwriters Across Australia for putting this video together. Continue reading

Share
Posted in Coal seam gas, Music, Social commentary, Videos | 3 Comments

Coal Seam Gas

Recently we attended a packed-out anti-coal seam gas meeting at our local town hall. Continue reading

Share
Posted in Coal seam gas, Music, Social commentary, Videos | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Marijuana and peak oil

With peak oil, massive oil spills and islands of petroleum-based plastic floating out at sea, not to mention huge mostly plastic-based land fills, I thought I’d do some research into its history. How did oil become the most widely used energy and product resource on the planet? Continue reading

Share
Posted in Articles and excerpts, Social commentary, Videos | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Transition towns

The current industrial, fossil-fuel-run system so clearly favours a very small group of big businesses while we the people are left with rising food and energy bills as well as a stressful and disempowered life. So what is the solution? Continue reading

Share
Posted in Social commentary, Videos | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Homemade butter

We were initially thinking that making our own butter would come a little later down the track when we had a couple of cows. Continue reading

Share
Posted in What we did today | Tagged | Leave a comment

Endless cow and goat poo

For the past few months we’ve been struggling to find enough mulch, the right seedling mix ingredients (we make our own) and organic matter to put onto the garden. Continue reading

Share
Posted in The vegie garden, What we did today | Tagged | Leave a comment

Earth Day

Earth Day Special: Vandana Shiva and Maude Barlow on the Rights of Mother Earth Continue reading

Share
Posted in Articles and excerpts, Social commentary, Videos | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Swaraj: A Deeper Freedom

Gandhi identified modern civilisation as the real cause of loss of freedom. The ecological crisis, which is a result of industrialisation, is the most important aspect of civilisation. Industrialisation is based on fossil fuels, and fossi-fuel civilisation, which has given us climate chaos, is now threatening us with climate catastrophe. Continue reading

Share
Posted in Articles and excerpts, Social commentary, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments