The Fossil Fuel Free Family

The Fossil Fuel Free Family

The journey began one afternoon sitting in our old house watching the Minimalist documentary on Netflix with my then 9-year-old son Luca. We watched the documentary and once finished, I told Luca we should really make some significant changes and get rid of some of our ‘stuff’. He laughed, pointing out the fact that we were watching the movie in the cinema room of our house, a house that needed two oil-fired boilers to sustain the heating through all parts of the property.

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Should I sell my car and save the environment?

Should I sell my car and save the environment?

Have you ever considered how little time your car actually spends on the road versus on your driveway, outside your work or in your garage? A US transport expert (Paul Barter) has researched this point and confirmed that cars are typically left parked 95% of the time.

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Have you considered how your words impact your kids?

Have you considered how your words impact your kids?

Do we spend enough time thinking about how our words can impact our children? Inaction can be as harrowing and painful as action, the lack of attention, the unwilling arm of comfort in the dark can be as damaging the hand that strikes in anger… Do we honestly believe that our children can’t hear us, can't feel us, can’t understand us?

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