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November 26th, 2009 - 3:12 pm § in Blogroll

Departure Date Looms Ever Closer.

Well the time is nigh… Departure date is looming and yet my blog is still not yet ready for launch. The reason for my absence of late is because of my final uni exam on the topic of Global and Regional Sustainability. Uni studies, wrapping up at my job in community mental health and packing [.[...]

November 17th, 2009 - 12:00 am § in Blogroll, Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Design

Sustainable City 1 ~ Brisbane

As part of Brisbane to Bogota I will be reporting on several sustainable cities, so I thought I’d start with my own. Brisbane is the capital city of the state of Queensland and is located in the south east of the state. Brisbane is 30 kms from the beautiful Moreton Bay and is situated east of [..[...]

November 8th, 2009 - 10:40 pm § in Blogroll, Edible Cities, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Village

Wild Food in the City

I was wandering around Kelvin Grove Urban Village (KGUV) this morning, which is a 16 hectare master-planned community that demonstrates best practice in sustainable, mixed-use urban development in Brisbane. While I was there I saw few dismal looking ornamental potted plants beside a street cafe and [...]