The above pic is one of two screens I whipped up to cover the utilities in our carport when we were expecting lots of visitors, and it is an area they need to walk past.
I thought it was good use of a couple of free pallets and some of the many fine pieces of driftwood we have accumulated. It's not everyone's cup of tea, but I think better than looking at the rubbish bin and worm farm etc.
This post is going to be a bit of a mix, as my head is in preparation mode for our imminent trip to Tasmania and Melbourne, where we will be holidaying with my siblings and their spouses.
Travel is not environmentally friendly, and it makes the little things we do to help the environment seem like a drop in the ocean. Never the less, we will continue to do them, and use the travel as an opportunity to learn more.
I'm looking forward to visiting Tasmania, where I understand they have quit plastic bags in many parts.
I have my reusable bags packed. I also managed to stop the travel agent giving me a plastic folder and more plastic luggage tags.
With some of the bloggers that I follow deciding to stop blogging (and then starting again when they missed the outlet and their online friends), I thought about why I love my blog - here are a few reasons...(none of which are for money)
1. Just for myself - so I can find my own recipes and references - I've used this heaps. I can log my own progress too.
2. So that one day, should my daughter or step kids ever want to find a recipe or heaven forbid - even find some of it interesting - it will be there. I would have liked to have something like this from my mum.
3. A surprise aspect has been getting to chat with other lovely bloggers.
4. Maybe I'll inspire someone.
OK, the next blog will be when I get back - so until then - so long.