Legends of Living with Type 1 Diabetes – Amy

National Diabetes Week 2024

As part of the lead-up to the release of Legend of the Lighthouse Moon, I am sharing stories of people who live with type 1 diabetes. Today, I am sharing Amy’s story. It also happens to be National Diabetes Week. The theme this year is centred around the fact that all people living with diabetes should be…

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Legends of Living with Type 1 Diabetes – Helen Mc.

Legend of the Lighthouse Moon by Helen Edwards coming 2nd October 2024

As part of the lead-up to the release of Legend of the Lighthouse Moon, I am sharing stories of people who live with type 1 diabetes – in particular, their diagnosis, how they felt, how they managed, how they coped, and what happened as they moved forwards, including what helped. I kicked off last week with…

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How to Make a Native Bee Hotel

We all know bees are vital to our survival, but did you know that there are over 1,600 species of Australian native bees, and estimates that there are at least another 350 undiscovered species? The biggest threats to native bees are land clearing, habitat fragmentation, fire management and pesticides. The commercial honey bees we tend…

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14 Ways to Reduce Christmas Stress

tips on creating recycled, handmade and sustainable christmas gifts

I love Christmas. There are lots of things I don’t like about it – such as the push to over-consume, the waste of resources, food and materials. But the things that make it special to me – family time, holidays, traditions and memories – all of these bring me great joy. I like the lead…

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Heart Home Nature

Six years ago, I started a little blog called Recycled Interiors, documenting my personal love of all things vintage, upcycled, handmade, homemade and sustainable. It’s taken me in many directions and connected me to many wonderful people. Lots has happened! I completed my qualifications in design, my PhD in Psychology and started writing children’s and…

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