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Entries Tagged as 'Thoughtful Thursdays'

Hiking Trails of Southern Africa… A Review…

February 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Weekend reading at it’s very best… as our kids dream and wish to hike further and further afield, this book makes for a very good read. Hiking with kids is a bit of an art and we dipped in and out of hiking for years before finally saying it is now or never a couple […]

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Tags: Hiking · Outdoors · Outings · Reviews

A Year of ParkRuns… Done and Dusted…

February 8th, 2018 · 2 Comments

We were sitting at dinner the other evening and everyone was talking, that’s nothing unusual (!), but this is: Everyone was talking about their running strategy and their next ParkRun… how did that happen? Over the last year we have become a running family. If you follow us on instagram then you will be used […]

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Se7en Small Steps to Living Green and Saving Water…

January 29th, 2018 · 6 Comments

At the start of our school year last year we decided to do a green living project for the duration of the year… it turned out to be somewhat of a lifestyle project that we won’t be giving up any time soon. Our project began with a home audit, we wanted to see what we […]

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Se7en Takes One More Tiny Step to Living Greener…

January 13th, 2018 · 3 Comments

This is the season when everyone is making new year’s resolutions… and as one of my kids says, “New Year’s Revolutions.” Revolution works for me… I would love a green revolution to sweep through our home. We do some greening, but we could do so much more and what started as little incremental changes in […]

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Turns Out 2017 Was a Good Year for Learning… A Lot!!!

December 31st, 2017 · 12 Comments

I have been having an actual holiday… time away from my laptop, and it has been lovely!!! It is the week between Christmas and New Year, I should be resting and chilling out, it has been a long year and after countless roast beasts and secret Christmas preparations in the past few days, I feel […]

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On Take a Deep Breath…

December 14th, 2017 · 16 Comments

I finally took a breath, and it was good, so good. The air filled my lungs and I could breathe again. I didn’t know it, but I had been holding my breath for more than twenty years. Twenty Years. From the moment our first child was born, maybe even conceived, when he surfaced from the […]

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World Environment Day and Se7en Ways to Make a Difference…

June 6th, 2017 · 7 Comments

Living a greener lifestyle can seem somewhat overwhelming, because there are so many ways to live greener. The first place to start is actually to head into the great outdoors, wherever you are and start enjoying it. If you live in the inner city, then find a park or take a day trip to your […]

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