Book Review: A Reasonable Life

A Reasonable Life… Toward a simpler, secure, more humane existence” by Ferenc Maté, ISBN 0-920256-30-9 How did life become so complicated? How is it that in a few short decades we have become so disconnected with what is really important? – our relationships with our families, friends and our connection with nature. We have come […]

Book Review: The Ringing Cedar Series (Anastasia)

“The Ringing Cedars Series” by Vladimir Megré, published by Ringing Cedars Press 2008. Written in an almost fairy-tale style, the first book in the “Ringing Cedars Series” called, Anastasia, brings to light our technocratic, human attachment to the very things that prevent consciousness.   I found the author – an impatient, arrogant, angry, violent man […]

Our Island Rail Corridor

This excerpt was placed here by Nicole, and it is from www.ourcorridor.ca – please visit their website to join the coalition and/or to download a “detailed document for investment” in our island railway.   Up and down Vancouver Island, people like you, communities, local governments, First Nations and businesses are coming together to fulfill the full […]

Why Eat Local Food?

This is adapted from website http://100miledietnanaimo.com Here’s some reasons to eat more local products: It promotes a more environmentally sustainable food system. According to 100milediet.org, a study in Iowa found that a regional diet consumed 17 times less oil and gas than a typical diet based on food shipped across the country. Big agro-corporations also […]