Tag Archives: Recycling

A wooden bandsaw…

It’s going quite well in the shop. Finishing some projects and starting new ones… You probably know by now that deep down I’m a neo-luddite. I like to do things by hand or at least muscle power. But some electric … Continue reading

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From garbage to music – meet The Landfill Harmonic

This project is amazing; people living on a garbage dump in Paraguay make instruments from discarded materials. These are then used to learn the kids to play music and form an orchestra. It’s so inspiring to see that, even against … Continue reading

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Garbage – pt. 2

Last week I posted the song “Garbage, Garbage, Garbage” by Pete Seeger. To me the strength of Pete’s songs is that they can be shared. Covers by others have become classics (“If I Had A Hammer” by Trini Lopez or … Continue reading

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Little free libraries…

You might be familiar with the concept of the “Little Free Library”. A simple wooden box or chest, placed in a public spare of front garden where people can borrow and exchange books. Because Sandra and I are avid readers, … Continue reading

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