'I have been aware of the sea as an enclosing presence, both sheltering and dangerous. But most important, I have noticed that the atoll (Suwarrow) belongs to the organic world; it is a living island' RD Frisbie, 'Island of Desire - the story of a South Seas Trader, 1944 Readers, I have been overwhlemed by…Read more Suwarrow ‘atoll is a living island’- Behind the scenes of ‘once i counted birds’ film
Hi all, Just found out that my film that I made for Biodiversity week 2008 Burning Bright, has been selected for the Carlow 2009 Eigse Film programme. Yay!!! I know some of you watched this film as it was selected earlier this year for the Green Party's youtube film festival and asked me how it…Read more Burning Bright selected for Eigse 2009 Film programme
Hi everyone, As you know we had our small spruce wood thinned in January - over 200 trees were felled and that created large piles of branches all around our site. I'm talking piles of organic material about 5 feet high in places! Obviously you can leave some to decay naturally, as seen in my…Read more Invitation to an Easter chipping party -you’re invited!
You can pre-order the Age of Stupid for delivery in May or request permission to show the film in your area (the Stupid Team innovatively held onto the rights for the film). Also, join the Not Stupid campaign here Well, my plan to watch the new climate change film online last night, the Age of…Read more Actor declares after Age of Stupid film he will return his OBE and President of Maldives declares his country is going completely Carbon Neutral
As some of you know I was recently back to my first home of New Zealand to visit my family. I love the opportunity whenever home to visit virgin forest areas, simply referred to as as 'bush' by New Zealanders. It's what I find most special about my country from a perspective of now living…Read more I come from a country of grass, New Zealand and the Age of Stupid
Hi everyone Some of you might remember my short film 'Burning Bright' that I created for Ireland''s Biodiversity week last year -it's a small gesture about what I've been learning about sustainable forestry. Well it has just been selected for the Irish Green Party's 2009 youtube competition - an award will go to the film most…Read more Burning Bright selected for Green Party Youtube Film Award
As some of you may know, I'm away travelling for a few weeks. I've stopped in Canada last week for a few days with my sister on my way to see my family in New Zealand. While I've been taking photos on my new mobile I don't have a means to get them on my…Read more The forests of ‘Twilight’