Heart head and hands as we wave goodbye to 2021

Heart head and hands as we wave goodbye to 2021

We have had a full and ful-filling year, weaving our way among the obstacles of COVID and other vagaries of life. Continuing our online education events (now called Community Café) we hosted some creative and hard-hitting presentations on ‘climate’ – Climate Parties (yes it’s fun becoming informed, with a bunch of buddies!), Food in a…

The Beekeeper

The Beekeeper

Transition Bondi  has two beekeepers on our team: Lance and Gloria. We met in passing in our Community Garden last week (where we have hives of both European and native bees), and an interesting story was told… Last week in the city, a swarm had been spotted, and Gloria  received a call for help, to…

Spring Action In Our Gardens

Spring Action In Our Gardens

Spring and end of lockdown are bringing us together again. And the gardens, verges and laneways and welcoming Transition Bondi’s volunteers. Seedlings raised on windowsills, balconies and our hot-house are now putting down their roots in the garden beds. At our recent October working bee we harvested celery, lettuce and silverbeet – such vigorous and…

This Wild & Precious Life – An Evening with Sarah Wilson | Review

This Wild & Precious Life – An Evening with Sarah Wilson | Review

Sarah Wilson joined us for our August Community Café event, to share her wisdom and experience, from the personal, through the social, to the political. It is a treat always to hear someone speak with ease across a range of topics that all interconnect.  She chose the Q & A format, rather than giving a…

Soil Winter Garden

Soil Winter Garden

Winter is a slow month in the garden; and our garden is overshadowed by a building – even more so in these cold months.  However, I noticed recently – on a sunny day – that there’s a niche in the garden that gets a good dose of sun as the rays travel along a side…

Six Thinking Hats – Constructive Meeting and Discussion
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Six Thinking Hats – Constructive Meeting and Discussion

At Transition Bondi’s June Inner Transition event we learned a fun process for discussions and meetings, called Six Thinking Hats. This process is like a language to use, and to navigate the often complex dynamics in group communications. Six colours described as followed: One colour for information, another for caution, one for creativity, one for…