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October 23rd, 2009 - 11:09 pm § in Blogroll, Sustainable Action, Sustainable Design

Guerrilla Gardening

I mentioned Guerrilla Gardening in the PARKing post and it occurred to me that some of you may not have heard of this global phenomenon, so I thought I’d write a blog about one of my favourite forms of peaceful dissent. Guerrilla Gardening is a type of direct action where individuals or ‘[...]

October 17th, 2009 - 1:46 pm § in Blogroll, Sustainable Action

Blog Action Day ~ October 15 2009

Thank you to everyone who has been visiting my site lately and I apologise for not having more posts up for you to read, Brisbane to Bogota is my first real attempt at blogging and I’ve been doing my best to understand the computer technobabble associated with designing and establishing a bl[...]

October 14th, 2009 - 6:49 pm § in Blogroll, Sustainable Action, Sustainable Design

PARK(ing) Day 2009

On September 19th it was PARK(ing) Day 2009, an initiative that originally began in 2005 by Rebar an art and design collective in San Francisco. In 2005 Rebar initially converted a single metered parking space into a temporary park, to reclaim the streets and create public space in a city with 70%[...]

October 2nd, 2009 - 9:46 pm § in Blogroll

Welcome to Brisbane to Bogota!

If this is your first time at Brisbane to Bogota, I welcome you. Here you can find information about my journey from my hometown Brisbane, Australia across the globe in search of positive examples of sustainable cities. I will be leaving Australia on December 2nd 2009 and reporting to you the variou[...]