• I am now with Australian Ethical Super, instead of AMP! Glad to know my super dollars are helping to grow ethical businesses at home & abroad. And BONUS, the interest return is higher anyway. :D

    • @cinemaiden that is fabulous to hear! It’s easy to forget about our superannuation and whether it’s investments are aligned with our values! Good on you for making that very valuable switch! :)

  • Cinemaiden posted a new activity comment 5 years ago

    In reply to: KateT posted an update Just moved from Brisbane. Excited about starting the challenge and getting to know the Canberra surrounds. View

    @KateT ….WELCOME! :)

  • Cinemaiden posted a new activity comment 5 years ago

    In reply to: Anna21 posted an update Chooks – we are getting some soon. Can anyone recommmend some for the Canberra area? Good layers preferably! View

    @ Anna21 I think Canberra Enviro Centre will be running a course in October too, on keeping chickens at home & what you need to know & stuff….

  • Cinemaiden posted a new activity comment 5 years ago

    In reply to: Girrawa wrote a new post, Community Gardens I noticed today that the ACT Government is seeking community views on future locations for community gardens. This may be an issue of interest to carbon challengers. […] View

    WOW. Thats brilliant! Ooh I’d LOVE some community gardens here! :) I’ll go comment…

  • Cinemaiden posted a new activity comment 5 years ago

    In reply to: Anna21 wrote a new post, Chooks Our chook pen is under construction, thanks to some lovely friends. Can anyone recommend chooks? Good layers are what we need. And where can we get them from? View

    @Anna21 – um, I know ’Lolo’ has ducks and chickens, maybe ask him/her? I think you can send messages to people on this site….

  • @Joh, @Wombat01

    Thanks for sharing this info, about to start planting my first veggie patch and having a few extra tips helps alot! :)

  • Cinemaiden posted a new activity comment 5 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: chris.willis posted an update Chickens are doing so well!! Still laying one egg a day each even though the weather should be slowing them down. Loving having fresh eggs on hand and giving the excess to friends and […] View

    @chris.willis …. are 4 chickens laying one egg a day between them, or one egg each? Whereabouts did you buy them? Are they expensive?

  • Cinemaiden posted a new activity comment 5 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: lucinda posted an update Brought bub home on Thursday. Day 3 of using cloth nappies going well thanks to help from partner – we start our nappy library trial tomorrow, so we can work out which ones work best for […] View

    @lucinda….which ones are you using to start off with? Will be interested to hear how it goes for you, which brands/types work best…

    Cheers,

  • Cinemaiden posted a new activity comment 5 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: lucinda commented on the post, Cloth Nappies We got a 1L weed sprayer to spray poo off the nappies – it works fantastically well compared to the low pressure of the laundry sink! View

    @lucinda – LOL. whatever works ey? :D

  • Cinemaiden posted an update 5 years, 1 month ago

    There’s a Fash ’N’ Treasure at EPIC this saturday 10am – 3pm If you’re interested.

    I bought the most AWESOME pair of used converses at the last one, for $15!!!!!! I love them!!!! SUCH cheap clothing & jewellry & random household wares…

    http://www.fashntreasure.com.au/

  • Cinemaiden posted a new activity comment 5 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: Joh posted an update Been Op-Shopping again today. Purchased a dressing gown – very warm and a pair of jeans. View

    Mmm, I bought the most AWESOME pair of used converses at Fash ’N’ Treasure at EPIC a month ago, for $15!!!!!! I love them!!!! Have you been? SUCH cheap clothing & jewellry & random household wares…

    I think there’s another one on this weekend!

    http://www.fashntreasure.com.au/

  • Cinemaiden posted a new activity comment 5 years, 2 months ago

    In reply to: Billy posted an update Booked in for the Tanabata thing, can’t wait! Love Japanese food, so delicious. Hope to meet some of you there :) View

    Yar, can’t wait! Especially cos its the Aubergine restaurant chef, mmmm yummmm! :)

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  • I looked up ethical super fund on the weekend, and started the process of registering and rolling my fund over into theirs. I’ve been meaning to do it for ages, but when I joined this website challenge thing it reminded me to do it…so anyways, did you know how GOOD the returns are on Australian Ethical??? Compared to my own super fund! I was…[Read more]

    • This is one of my challenges too! I really have to get moving on this one… Were there any other super funds you looked into besides Australian Ethical?