Category Archives: eco parenting

Happy Christmas!

I didn’t ask for much this Christmas (not much of a surprise huh?!) but ended up with a lot. Unwrapping the unasked-for, surprise presents was fun and¬†the things i didn’t ask for are all very nice, but once i had … Continue reading

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August 2011

Why does it always stop raining just as you get the washing inside?!   Rainy August… the weeds are growing. We rediscovered our strawberry patch at the allotment today, it had been hiding under some really nasty weeds.     … Continue reading

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July 2011

Thoughts about choices. .. Ahh the joy of an exhibition with a new baby. My blood pressure may never be the same . again! Of course i could have chosen not to do this, more on that later! Emily writes … Continue reading

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May/June 2011

Introducing… Rubio Henry John Joy! soon to be the focus of this blog as us new parents figure out whether or not we need to buy anything new for the little fellow. Well, so far in the last two months … Continue reading

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A warm welcome from Mr and Mrs Joy!

We are Emily and Edward Joy, two artists living in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Edward is also a naturopath. Over the last few years we have, independently¬†and more recently together, become tired of hearing people moan that to be green is too … Continue reading

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