Since reading about my love for journals, many Sahar’s Blog readers have reached out to me to ask me about the ones I use. Others reached out to share thoughts about the journals they prefer to read. While I listed three types that readers and I love, many readers wanted more information about each option—so… Read More Product Review: Moleskine Hard Cover Ruled Large Notebooks (Part 1 of 2)
It was the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre yesterday (December 6th), and while it’s great to see an increase in awareness and desire to end violence against women, I can’t help but wonder at the futility of any subsequent policy if we, the people, don’t take ownership of them to create not only a… Read More Violence against women and global climate change – yes, there is a link I promise!
Ok guys. Here is another thing we really need to whip the Canadian government in shape about. ‘Embarrassing’ to be a Canadian at climate talks: Green party leader The UN climate conference in Poznan, Poland, was a “mark of shame” for Canada, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May said on Saturday. Delegates from poorer nations were… Read More CBC: ‘Embarassing’ to be a Canadian at climate talks
Here are some nifty ideas, taken from the October 2008 issue of Oprah, on how to turn your cell phone greener (and no, it doesn’t involved buying a new green faceplate. That’s for St-Patrick’s Day, not for the environment). 1. Hit the Right Note: Why settle for a simple brrnnnng when your phone can chirp… Read More Some fun cell green ideas
Marie-Claire’s blog offers a lot of interesting sites and posts to visit. There is one in particular that hit me, especially in the wake of the post I wrote on The Story of Stuff earlier this week, and that is the link to a photographic arts show by Chris Jordan. It’s title: Running the numbers:… Read More Consumption shock
Stuff. It’s all around us. Some of it is essential. Some of it is less essential. Some of it isn’t essential at all and some of it is totally ridiculous. I’m a child of the 80s and a product of the intense awareness-raising campaigns that were done in schools back then to encourage recycling. If… Read More Review: The Story of Stuff, by Annie Leonard