The planet is our home; we need to be more responsible. Here's what I do.
Grow your own, make your own, save your own, do your own, all these things and more add up to an attempt to treat the planet well and learn more about it.
The range is broad from turtles to bees, vegetables to soap, green to blue. Hopefully the journey involves plenty of new things including friends and knowledge.
Living in The Netherlands gives this life journey another perspective too. It’s been seventeen years and counting!
If you’d like to find out more about our projects and history check out setting the scene
I originally started a blog in 2012 on a different provider and this is what I wrote:
Introduction When Bio gas man decided to suggest that growing ‘something useful’ would be more inspiring than cutting the hedge, our allotment idea was born. We have been fairly conscientious ‘pale green’ people for a long time and this was our biggest step into more considerate living.
a blog by a multilingual expat-since-birth, linguist, researcher, mum of three, living in the Netherlands and writing about bilingualism, multiculturalism, parenting abroad, international life...