Category Archives: Food

As GM food threatens our world and its natural balance, some claim it is the answer to the planet’s woes. Can we let scientists and big companies control the future of our rivers, oceans and countryside?

Living Without Money – Why?

Hello everyone, Here I speak with a man at my local market who has been living for the last few years in a different way. Everyone deals with money in some part of their life. Julian explains why he has … Continue reading

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Two Bronx boys, Biarritz France, Seafood, Plastic waste, art projects and more…….

Why seal plastic that washes up on the shores of Southern France in small food cans? Daniel Lanzilotta says, “Why not?” With the beaches as his art supply shop, Daniel explains the premise behind his intriguing artwork. Watch the process and have … Continue reading

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Ode to a Friend

I sit and write this with a heavy heart. On April first a friend tragically died in the prime of his life – thirty-five years old with four young children, a partner with two of her own kids, a new … Continue reading

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‘Born to be wild’ – There are chickens in my tree!

The nightly ritual question, “Did you lock the chickens in?” is no longer heard in our house since the day a ladder was left leaning on one of our trees near the chicken coop. That’s when they started getting back … Continue reading

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Life in ‘The Fast Lane’.

Quite a few months ago I started a new relationship with my food intake. I came across a book called The Fast Diet. The diet wasn’t really a diet per say, but a change of eating habits. The basic gist … Continue reading

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Take back the ‘hood’, after all it’s yours.

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt, Positively powerful is that four letter word and indescribable emotion – fear. We humans respond strangely to it. We wage war because of it or even … Continue reading

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Turn austerity into a great life adventure.

So what is a kid from The Bronx doing all grown up and now living in a small village in the south of France? Building composting toilets, putting up solar panels and trying to understand what his neighbor’s are saying. … Continue reading

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“Power to the People”

Power to the People, right on! Shaving helps keep the unwanted hair at bay, but can it be an environmental tool as well? Actually not really. Not shaving was a form of revolution back in the 60’s, but now facial … Continue reading

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The bees won, yippee!

“If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.” ― Albert Einstein Avaaz came through once again with another win against big business. I was very happy to hear the … Continue reading

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On the radio!

Living locally is something I hold dear to my heart and feel can be an answer to many energy and financial problems now facing us. Can we have a social life within walking or cycling distance of our house? Can … Continue reading

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