Environment stories

The Leaf Blower: a Symbol of All That's Wrong With Humanity

You’ll never see a woman using a leaf blower. Women have more sense than to lay their hands on the most obnoxious invention mankind ever dreamt up....

Baz McAlister
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Snow and the City, with Bonus Frostbite

Daylight saving started in New York City on Sunday March 8, where I now reside.

Completely unlike Australia, where the days are already getting lo...

Xavier Toby
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Recurring Nightmare

I have this recurring nightmare.

The year is 2022 and Qatar have just bribed sorry I mean won the world cup....

Paul McDougall
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Geez yer money for charity. Irony.

I like charity. I give to charity but like everyone else I hate the harassment of it all. Whether it's on the street or being visually mugged of your...

Paul McDougall
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Beach Bounty

I am greeted by a million twinkling stars glistening on the sunlit sea. Blue sky above me, ocean before me, coastal forest behind me, beach sand bene...

Deb Williams
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Car troubles did not deter us

We confidently prepared and set off from South Africa in 1984 for a three week holiday in Namibia. My husband had converted an old 1600cc Kombi into ...

Deb Williams
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