Posts by helene

Our Kids Planet

As a parent, all you want to do is make sure that your children are safe and happy, from the moment you even consider their existence, until the day you take your last breath. As a woman with type 1 diabetes, I was told at age 12, I would never have babies and that if…

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Join Our Revolution of #kindnessandhope

It’s getting harder, this holding onto hope. The daily onslaught of terrible news, how we are destroying the planet, destroying ourselves. The selfish, self-interested liars, who dangle their power across our faces, making choices most of us don’t want. Seeing the children, marching for change, feeling frightened nobody will care. Reading comments on social media…

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Respecting Our Planet On The Wide-Open Road

I have been quiet on the blog recently because I was finishing my thesis and have now submitted it! Wish me luck. We then took a family road trip, which included me attending two children’s writing events. We traversed across lots of wonderful places in Victoria and NSW, including Melbourne, Bega, Tathra, Canberra, Jindabyne, Lakes…

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Duncan Meerding Releases New Designs at World’s Largest Decorative Light Show

STUMP- The Cracked Log Lamp/Table/Stool by Duncan Meerding

Duncan Meerding, one of my favourite Australian designers, credited with the wonderful Cracked Log and Stump lights, has launched a new range of handmade, sustainable lighting, at the Euroluce decorative light trade exposition, in Milan. The new designs include a wall mounted Log Light and an 85 cm diameter Propeller Light. The new Propeller light,…

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