These instagram pictures have been on my phone since the weekend. We went to a great weekly produce/farmer's market, after which Tom and I made a giant batch of tomato sauce (like ketchup, from this recipe) to (hopefully) last throughout the year. Or the best part of it, anyway.
I took a trip to the rubbish tip and found some abandoned tyre outers. I filled them with compost and planted herb seedlings we bought also that morning at the market. I'm thinking that the tyres should provide a bit of heat and shelter for the plant when it is still quite small, and it will keep rambly herbs contained once they grow a bit, I was also thinking that it would be quite simple to clear the garden of these when we move (we are renting currently.) I was really inspired to expand our garden after I read an article about urban gardening in BUST magazine. People (ok, young women) were growing veges and herbs, keeping bees and chickens in downtown Brooklyn, New York. And I saw this picture, which was my inspiration.
In other news, we don't have TV but I found this clip from TV3 via Facebook. I don't know if you can watch it in other countries, but it's worth a go. It's about 'fat activism' and is truly cool and inspiring. I just love those strong and clever and funny women, and we need to them to make the world better, i believe.