Inspiration

The Aha Moment – Seeds of inspiration worth planting

29 October, 2014

Five years after reaching the finals of the first ever Masterchef series, outspoken foodie Michelle Darlington is putting compassion, kindness and inspiration on the menu at an inaugural TED-style boutique gathering set to take place this Wednesday in Potts Point. Six empowering change makers will reveal the most inspiring moments of their lives at the “Aha Moment” – Seeds of Inspiration Worth Planting event presented by Darlington’s socially responsible Seed It Up – an organic seed company supporting the Grow Your Own food movement.

Where: Tusculum House, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point, Sydney, NSW.
When: 6:30 – 7pm (for mingling and canapés), 7:15 – 9pm (for talks), Wednesday 29 October, 2014.
Cost: Part proceeds of this event go to 'The Carevan Foundation' – feeding the homeless in rural Australia. Tickets are $50 + $3.99 booking fee.
Click here for more info.

Parish-review

Inspired by nature

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

A stunning combination of Australia's best wilderness photography, accompanied by carefully chosen phrases.

'Botanical Songforms' the work of Phillippa Carnemolla

'Botanical Songforms' the work of Phillippa Carnemolla

Thursday March 7 to Friday May 31, 2013
The Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney is playing host to a superb new art exhibition from the 2012 Artist in Residence, Phillippa Carnemolla. Fascinated by the complex relationships between plants and animals that she observed in her year of residency, the exhibition portrays sacred geometries of life, historical biology and the interdependence of plants and animals. The exhibition features an array of stunning sculpture and fine jewellery pieces, and is an event not to be missed for any art or nature buff!

Where: Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney
When: March 7 - May 31, 2013.
Click here for more information.

Gardening Australia: Waterwise Gardening DVD

Waterwise Gardening

Friday, 19 June 2009

As Peter Cundall tells us in the introduction to this DVD, waterwise gardening is the way of the future. Water is too just precious to waste.

Code Green: Experiences of a Lifetime

Code Green: Experiences of a Lifetime

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

This book shows us how to practise "responsible travel", taking into consideration the environment, the social/cultural traditions, and the local economy of the travel destination.

Living The Good Life: How One Family Changed Their World From Their Own Backyard

Living The Good Life

Friday, 20 March 2009

Linda Cockburn and her partner Trevor decided to spend six months without spending a dollar, not to save money, but to reduce their ecological footprint to the bare minimum.

The Australian Green Consumer Guide

The Australian Green Consumer Guide

Friday, 13 March 2009

Regular G columnist Tanya Ha shows you how to shop the green way. Ha encourages the reader to think about the environmental impact of every purchase, whether it's as small as a bottle of water or as significant as a car.

Endangered: Tasmania's Wild Places

Endangered: Tasmania's Wild Places

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

25 photographers and conservationists have contributed more than 100 landscape and wildlife images and several essays to create a coffee table book with a powerful call to action.

Acme Climate Action

ACME Climate Action

Monday, 22 December 2008

This fun kit of posters, stickers, postcards, games and more is packed with classy retro cartoons and cultural references ("What did YOU do about climate change Daddy?").

The Future Makers

Friday, 5 December 2008

This film covers advances in solar cell, solar thermal, ocean power and 'hot rocks' geothermal technologies. The Future Makers is an exciting snapshot of Australia's emerging sustainable energy industry and the technologies being developed. With so much hinging on the Rudd government's declaration of carbon emission reduction targets some time in December, this is a timely documentary for Australian viewers.

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