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…

Carrots and Cosmetics!

Carrots and Cosmetics!

After a morning in our community garden recently, mid-week, I was proudly carrying home some harvest in my basket – carrots, spinach and herbs. In the short distance from the garden to my home there’s a small business located in a side street, that makes cosmetics – from natural products, as it turns out. On…

Climate Parties

By Kit Shepherd and Christine Thomas, Christine Brauer and Jenni Hagland led us with two evenings of Climate Parties in a new venue at Brown Sugar Café in Bondi Beach. The evenings were cosy and engaging, with tapas-style nibbles created by our resident foodie, Victoria.   Climate Parties bring people together to raise awareness around climate change and creating a sustainable future. They…

THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS – TB’S first Inner Transition event for 2021

These notes were taken by Jillian, Jade and Kit, with an image by Jade. Ulli Radtke led us into the practical and uplifting world of a course she took up (online) during COVID.  She was drawn to this free course offered by Yale Uni,  to counterbalance the heavy experiences she encounters in her job as…

Community Composting weaves our ‘hood’ together!

By Kit Shepherd When you travel to the beach along Bondi Road, there’s a little shopping precinct just before the bus dips down and the ocean view engulfs your eyes.  This little ‘outpost’ of urbanity is studded with jewels!  There are eateries, organic food shops, bars, places where you can find funky clothing,  a tattooist, a physio, a…

SEE YOU IN THE LANEWAY!

By Kit Shepherd 12th of December 2020 The laneways near my home in Bondi have been my highway to well-being in the time of COVID, lockdowns, and restrictions on social contacts.  They kept me buoyant during the fires last year. And tending the laneways has been a form of vigil or prayer to Earth amidst the…

Recent event on Cultural Burning

By Kit Shepherd Transition Bondi’s recent August Inner Transition evening was an intimate gathering of the Steering Group. They have been following the theme of Indigenous Cultural Awareness for the past year, with short films, book discussions and focused conversations.  We are keen to expand our knowledge, and shift our perspectives on issues regarding race…