Ferrocement Steps with Lace and Wild Tiles

Our Ferrocement creations are made very simply. We use whatever materials we already have on hand, we buy only a bag of Cement, and combine this with reclaimed gravel, left over pieces of wire mesh a bit of old lace and some broken tiles or ceramics. We use old bricks and dirty gravel as the aggregate as the tint. Making cement is as easier than cooking, all you have to do is make sure you mix it well. It bake slowly as you add pretty impressions or embedded broken tiles. We tap the tiles into place with the end of …

Weave Living Fences and Structures

NEWS: for our next weaving/living fence workshop we will build on the great woven base for the Tipi, cut Bamboo (Old Hamii) poles, and started growing plants to weave into the tipi. This is no ordinary TIPI, it will become a living, solar passive playhouse for children and meditative souls, and a great structure for growing vines in and around and a good little windbreak and frost protection. Grow a living TIPI! Next workshop DATE: Wed Dec 9th Noon til 2pm – Weaving the Living Tipi WHAT YOU GET – fun, weaving practice with living and fresh plant material, knowledge …

Simple Enviro-Solutions for Women’s Cycles

Fertile woman need a choice of environmental solutions.   Some women are able and comfortable to use a menstral caps, (there are many varietes available). As a rule of thumb, if you like tampons, these are a good option for you. Menstral caps can be wiped with toilet paper and/or rinsed in the handbasin/shower then re-inserted easily each time we go to the bathroom. They can also be sterilised periodically with salt water in a re-purposed lidded jar then allowed to dry and be stored in a dry purse after each period. If you don’t want to use a cap, you …