Issue 18

Simons Town under siege

Simon’s Town , from the very beginning of its existence, has been custodian to the history of the many nationalities,…

Herbs for everyday ailments

LAVENDER Lavender takes pride of place for me, not because it is particularly versatile as a healing herb – others…

Issue 18 Editorial

According to the scientists and others who contributed to the “11th Hour” documentary put together by Leonardo di Caprio we…

Food from trees: marula

Perhaps one of the best known wild fruits of Africa come from the highly valued Marula (Maroela) tree – Sclerocarya…

It’s never too late to plant a tree

It’s Spring. The trees herald the change of season by bursting forth with their new foliage, many preceding the soft…

Sounding the alarm

A month before World War II ended, a relatively unknown writer named Rachel Carson proposed an article for Reader’s Digest…

Energetic eating

Energy. We use this term in 101 different contexts: potential energy, kinetic energy, energy healing, free energy, new energy, ‘I…

Thre Great Awakening

The consciousness of this earth is currently undergoing a revolutionary change. It is a renaissance, an enlightenment, an awakening like…

Say “No!” to animals in pet shops

Say NO to Animals in Pet Shops is a campaign originally founded in Australia by June Bird (of Adam and…

Arranging garbage: a Buddhist approach to compost

It was almost dark when I came upon the bobcat, walking alone on a steep overgrown trail far above the…