Category Archives: Natural resources

While the world’s population sucks the life out of the very mother unselfishly giving of these necessary resources, we also destroy and exploit each other as well. How long can we go on blindly doing this?

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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More interesting ideas and people in and around our area of France.

What is a roulotte? From the travelling gypsies to Sandy from my last interview, these wonderful characterful travelling homes come in many shapes and forms. Sol and her husband Juan take theirs to a new level of creativity and comfort. … 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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Chop that wood, carry water!!

Great idea I found in Permaculture Magazine. All you wood choppers and splitters out there enjoy this practical tip. Place logs to be split in an old car or truck tire. Start splitting and the tire holds everything in place. … Continue reading

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“Houston, we have a problem!”

Apollo 13’s infamous understatement, but I love that line. I remembered watching those astronauts going up, and along with my schoolmates holding my breath hoping they would get back down. After their immediate shift in reality they needed to work … 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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