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365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#102 – Thirty Four Years Dinosaur

July 28, 2010 – 11:35 pm |

I’m relaxing after a hectic day of answering facebook happy birthday messages, relaxing in the sun while my friend told me not to do any work, and consuming appropriate amounts (ie bountiful) of food at …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#102 – Old Man in a Ute

July 27, 2010 – 9:37 pm |

So today I found myself rumbling along in the cab of an old Ute beside ‘Gordy’ the mechanic-come AA-Road-Side Rescue guy.  Had I, just moments before, been on the road-side, in the pouring rain and …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#100 – Hurrah! Jeanette Fitzsimons Has Joined the Happyzine Green Energy Generation Design Team!

July 25, 2010 – 7:10 pm |

What’s my more-than-cool, simply amazing news of the day?  Jeanette Fitzsimons has agreed to be a judge for our upcoming and yet to be officially announced sustainable energy design competition!  Waking up to her email …

First Rooftop Garden

July 24, 2010 – 11:12 pm | 2 Comments

My dream of turning Auckland’s rooftops green is one step closer to reality, with planting of the first Urban Pantry rooftop vegetable garden taking place on Monday. The lucky rooftop is on the building I secured last …

PlanBig – The Community that Helps Great Dreams Fly

July 23, 2010 – 8:46 pm | One Comment

Got a plan? Need help? Just PlanBig it!
Ever had an idea that you didn’t quite know how to make happen? Ever had a dream that you needed help to make into reality? Ever wanted to …

Energy Booster Workshop

July 21, 2010 – 9:49 am |

LIFE’S A LOAD OF BALLS!
ENERGY BOOSTER WORKSHOP

Put the bounce back in your life …
Improve your health and learn to juggle life’s demands
without stressing out
Fun interactive workshop designed to energise and empower you from the …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#95 – Our National Parks Shall Remain Intact: Nice One

July 20, 2010 – 8:05 pm |

I’m writing this blog in a state of utter exhaustion – yes – computer exhaustion.  The cause: hours and hours spent writing my positive environmentalism e-book!  Ironic? Yes, and not in the Alanis Morissette sense …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#93 – Yeah, She Earths Out With Cows

July 18, 2010 – 8:42 pm | 4 Comments

So today, I want to share this gorgeous tale from Rebecca Reider as a taster for my up-coming e-book, because it’s beautiful and authentic and surprising.  Rebecca wrote the book Dreaming the Biosphere, and is …

Sustainable Design: Needs Verses Wants – the Good News, by Lee Barry

July 17, 2010 – 9:47 pm | 2 Comments

Did anyone else get the needs v’s wants lesson early in childhood? I must have been no more than six or seven. The teacher had us say what we thought was a “want” and what …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#92 – My Dog Maia

July 17, 2010 – 9:39 pm | 2 Comments
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#92 – My Dog Maia

This is a tribute to my dog Maia.  It’s a celebration of her life.  Only I’m doing it while she’s still around for me to celebrate.  Cool huh? Feel free to leave your own tributes …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#91 – Places Available on Happyzine’s Positive Writing Course

July 16, 2010 – 10:40 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#91 – Places Available on Happyzine’s Positive Writing Course

I’m enjoying organising Happyzine’s inaugural Positive Writing Course.  People are actually beginning to confirm their bookings and this is quite simply: thrilling.  I find the art of positive media fascinating.  For years I’ve been aware …

One Woman on a Mission to Help Twelve People to Retire Young and Save the Planet.

July 16, 2010 – 1:21 pm |

Friday, 16th July, 2010
Press Release: Retire Young
One Woman on a Mission to Help Twelve People to Retire Young and Save the Planet.
A business coach who generated $5000 in passive income in just six months is …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#89 – Dear John: Cycling Australia For Future Generations

July 14, 2010 – 10:13 pm |

Hey people!  Meet John Knox, he’s preparing to take to the streets of Australia, on his bike.  Sooooo … why exactly?
“At the ripe old age of fifty-four, I have decided that, rather than simply complain …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#88 – Taking It Into the World of Business – HANDS – What a Sexy Complementary Currency!

July 13, 2010 – 9:31 pm | One Comment
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#88 – Taking It Into the World of Business – HANDS – What a Sexy Complementary Currency!

Over the past week I’ve been working on a short project for the local HANDS committee. I’ve been invited to take on the short, ten hour job of phoning up all the local businesses …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#87 – Kevin Hague – Positive Environmentalist

July 12, 2010 – 5:52 pm |

I’m relaxing on the hot and sunny deck with an eco-tanka drink bottle full of filtered water and, obviously, my lap-top.  Thanks to the joys of wireless internet I get to sit here, watching life …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#85 – Sending Out the Word To Positive, Green Project Managers

July 10, 2010 – 4:34 pm |

Hello groovers!
Well, today I’ve been putting my daily quota of effort into writing my e-book (as I promised to you a few days ago in my ‘pinned down‘ blog) and I decided to share this letter with …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#84 – Radio Happyzine – Keep’n It Fresh

July 9, 2010 – 6:01 pm |

I’ve been on the radio a lot lately, talking about Happyzine. Paul from across the road, who runs a backpackers, and also happens to be the proud father of a huge blonde dog called …

Young People Lead the Way

July 6, 2010 – 6:03 pm |

The Cancer Society of New Zealand congratulates members of the New Zealand Youth Parliament for their active and open approach to tobacco control, and commitment to New Zealand’s 2020 Smokefree New Zealand.
Youth Parliament, which is …

Happyzine – Share the Good News About Your Business With the Right Audience

July 5, 2010 – 1:01 pm |

Sometimes it’s only a matter of saying it in the language people can hear.
Got a green or socially responsible product, service or package that you’d love to launch or shout out to the world about?  Or perhaps you’d …

Getting Real, the Game Has Changed!

July 3, 2010 – 10:59 pm |

For the last few weeks I have been getting real about what I am committed to in life and I am finding it a little uncomfortable. I find that my ideals and passions conflict with …

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