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We’ve got an orphaned hedgehog to take care of

Here is an example of home education at its best. Last Friday I was coming up our drive when I saw a tiny hedgehog scuttling across the drive. It was 4pm and sunny. As hedgehogs are nocturnal I thought this a bit strange. I found some chicken scraps from lunch and took them out. Well…

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My baby is growing up!

Little Miss Green attended a Brownie Camp this weekend. She has only been going to Brownies for three weeks, but felt confident and excited to be going off with her new friends.

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Wikipedia grows a green offshoot – Wikia Green

Jimmy Wales, Co-founder of the famous Wikipedia.org, has just unveiled Wikia Green. Just like wikipedia, wikia Green can be edited by anyone, but its emphases is on eco friendly and environmental issues. It is a lot more ‘human’ with tips and advice rather than purely factually based encyclopaedic content.

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You Tube meets Go Green Tube

I don’t know about you, but I love You Tube. From fly on the wall documentaries, to funny clips, cute scenes, funky music and things that move me to tears you can just about find it all on You Tube. But now Go Green Tube does for You Tube, what Hugg has done for Digg!

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Learn to make your own green shoes

I’ve always been rather covetous of Green Shoes. These ethical, sustainable beauties are hand made to order in the UK. You actually draw around your own feet and send the drawing in with your order, so you know these will be the most comfortable shoes you have ever worn! In today’s society of throw away…

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A moment of awareness

We’ve been taking advantage of the small glimpses of sun as much as possible here at Chez Green. Yesterday we went out for a walk and I caught up with Little Miss green squatting on the pavement, looking intently at something. I joined her to see hundred of ants working busily to eat a fly.…

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Imperfectly Natural Woman by Janey Lee Grace

If you’re a time poor person who wants to lead a more ethical life then Janey Lee Grace’s Imperfectly Natural Woman is the book for you! Janey has taken the guess work out of the products that work, so that all you have to do is read, inform yourself and choose what’s best for you.…

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How to hit the road eco friendly style

We haven’t had much of a summer in England this year, so any sunny day during autumn, will be taken full advantage of and we’ll be getting outside. If you don’t want to invest in a gas guzzling camper van, but love the great outdoors, then Stimson Designs have come up with a great solution…

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Soil Association Organic Fortnight

I can’t believe it’s this time of year again! The Soil Association’s Organic fortnight is upon us. It began on Saturday 6th September and runs until 21st, so there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. There are events taking part up and down the country, which will be your chance to  enjoy things such…

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How Green are my wellies by Anna Shepard

Abi, from one of my favourite jaunts, Hippy Shopper, sent me a copy of Anna Shepard’s “How green are my wellies” to read. I was so thrilled. It arrived yesterday, just as I had got home from the osteopaths. I’m always feeling pretty sorry for myself by the time I get back. I’m dizzy, disorientated…

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