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Entries Tagged as 'Green Living'

A Scientific Discovery: River Pollution in Se7en Steps…

August 28th, 2014 · 9 Comments

When the weather is grim we often head for the local wetlands for an amble, instead of the beach. Another one of our favourite spots to go walking is in SilverMine Nature Reserve, which happens to be where the source of our wetland river begins. Last week we were lucky enough to hike the river… […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Green Living · Outings · Saturday Spot · Science · Se7en at School

Saturday Spot: A Muizenberg Meander…

August 4th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Early Saturday morning we headed out for a Beach Clean-Up in Muizenberg… Muizenberg is a beach that stretches on forever… And has a very unique feature as being one of the best places in the Peninsula for learning how to surf, in Surfer’s Corner. Rows and rows of surfboards.. One of the great advantages of […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Green Living · Outings · Saturday Spot

Se7en + 1 Steps to a Great Rock Pooling Outing…

July 31st, 2014 · 17 Comments

I mentioned in our previous post that we have just had a science week and we try and include some sort of scientific outing in our science weeks. Luckily where we are we are spoilt for the great outdoors and most of our scientific outings are related to natural factual observations. There are few better […]

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Tags: Green Living · Hiking · Outings · Science · Se7en at School

There is a Huge LEGO Debate Going on Over Here…

July 22nd, 2014 · 7 Comments

I can categorically say that in our house, by far the most popular toy, across all ages, is LEGO. And in the last week with heaps of visitors stopping by, it was indeed the hot topic at our table. Everybody had something to say and everyone wanted to make sure they were heard. They were […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Caring and Sharing · Green Living · Thoughtful Thursdays

Se7en + 1 Meet Up With the Cape Leopard Trust and Head out for more Hiking in Cape Point Nature Reserve…

July 16th, 2014 · 14 Comments

It’s been about a year since we began our monthly outings to explore Cape Point, and I have to say after hiking and exploring the highways and byways, it is all starting to fit together. On Friday we hiked one of the trickiest hikes in the park… some of us conquered it and one of […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Green Living · Hiking · Outings · Saturday Spot

Soil For Life… Urban Gardening Inspiration Like Never Before…

June 29th, 2014 · 13 Comments

As the month of June draws to a close, so does the Yuppie Chef Eat for the Earth Campaign… and we invited you to help us support them. Firstly we needed to explain the problem, we live in a particularly Hungry Nation… one where at any given time 60% of the people are either hungry […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Caring and Sharing · Green Living · Home Truths

The Hungry Season, Feeding South Africa’s Cities – A Review…

June 27th, 2014 · 8 Comments

I am posting this post purposefully between our Eat for the Earth meal and a post about the work that the folk at Soil for Life do, it is a topic that I feel strongly about and I wish I personally was doing more about it. The fact is that “a third of the world’s […]

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