Category Archives: green living

While bicycles may be a modern thing, and thus a modern solution to the sustainable transport issues, overuse and sustainability are not a modern thing or concern. This shit has history. Lots of history. Case in point? Overfishing. This was … Continue reading

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I’ve been writing about bicycles in our Western space yesterday – where the bike is not necessarily the first choice of transport. Usually, the more urban the area, the more prominent the bike, as it’s harder to find a parking … Continue reading

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I’m a day late to blog about this, but I only realised yesterday afternoon: June 3 is World Bicycle Day. Bicycles are my personal favourite means of transport. I’ve been cycling to school as a teen (even though my parents … Continue reading

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Trying to live a green-ish life can be a challenge – sometimes because it takes more effort to do the green thing, or more time; sometimes because it’s more expensive, or means that you have to opt for an alternative … Continue reading

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I’m a little late to the party talking about things that one might do during Lent, seeing that it’s already more than a week since Ash Wednesday – but better late than never, right? Fasting times such as Lent is … Continue reading

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If you are (or have been) in Germany, and drove a car, you will probably have made your acquaintance with it. If you’ve never been to Germany, chances are high that you have at least heard of it, and probably … Continue reading

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One of the last old forests in Europe, the Hambacher Forst, is currently in danger of being razed. The Hambacher Forst is about 12 000 years old. Yes, twelve fucking thousand. Its earliest mention in written sources is in a … Continue reading

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