Straying from the arts to bring up an important blogging topic: The 2010 Blogher ConferenceIt's that time of year again when people start getting excited, buying their passes, discussing the sessions and making their plans for the conference in August. This year NYC (my hometown) will be hosting the event which means I finally have a shot at going. In the past the conference passes, plane tickets and hotel room have just been WAY out of my price range....more
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I'm a relatively new blogger, of about six months standing. Friends had blogs, I'd heard about blogs, but it took starting one myself to really get into it. And what a world. It was like discovering newspapers for the first time. Or coffee mornings. I couldn't believe such a large strand of communication had been there for the taking, and what's more, you could interact with it. Leave comments, meet people and even get the odd (and some really were) recipe.
As October comes to a close, the Eat Local Challenge is thinking bigger and looking for ways to spread locavorism beyond our home kitchens. Week Four (October 24 - 31): Taking it to the Community Week four will focus on eating locally within our communities. We can host potlucks and eat local parties, we can check in with our schools to hear whether they are supporting local farmers with their buying decisions. ...more
A few years back my husband was offered the opportunity to relocate with his job to another part of the UK.
It was miles away from where we live now, in a part of the country where we knew no one and there were little or no opportunities for me to continue my career as a journalist.
In the end we decided not to make the move because, well I had just had a baby and I wanted/needed my friends and family around.
I've always been a fan of free stuff, especially when that "stuff" equals healthy food for my family. Although we aren't struggling to put food on the table, I can still appreciate using food that would otherwise go to waste. It wasn't until recently that I learned there is a phrase for collecting and using other people's fruits and vegetables - it's called urban fruit (or vegetable) gleaning.
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