Happy Easter everyone. A fun day for all. Starting off with hard boiled eggs and Marmite soldiers. Even Hamish had a portion to himself. A number of chocolate rabbits were shared and so far seem to be mostly intact. We then had a mini easter Egg hunt in the house […]

Easter 2017 in Villars-Tiercelin



Ten years of caring for our planet – a time to celebrate. This is a time to think about the environment and how climate change is a real menace to our way of life and the future for life on our planet. Political change and denial of the real science […]

Earth Hour 2017 – what does it mean to you?



From the 5th-11th December every year is the Hour of Code event to get young people knowing how to write computer code for use in a modern life. The family are having a tutorial on this and you will be able to see our works on http://www.quinns.ch/santa. To learn more about […]

Hour of Code


What more can we say, the day before the school trip to Edinburgh and he presents this to share. Certainly fresh air does Calum lots of good.   Must be all these people remembering to use Ecosia so we have lots of trees for a Happy Planet = Happy Humans.

Haggisman flips out


This year it was close. Almost forgot until Friday that this was taking place. After a few minutes an event was on-line on FaceBook and 57 invites sent. On Saturday we upped the effort and did lots of posting on FaceBook of the Quinn family build-up, as well as using […]

Eurovision 2016



Happy New Year to you all. 2016 is well underway, a little bit damp and not very festive for New Year in Switzerland, where we missed the snow for our garden party….. The return after the holiday was a big adventure for Niall, starting a new career path. From the […]

Happy New Year 2016 and a new career


I’m starting a period of reflection. Following my last six years working as a contractor for the worlds largest Health and Wellness company, I have a point of view from the heart of Nestlé. No matter which company of this size, age and diversity will always be a target for […]

Globalisation and Big Businesses


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Happy Planet = Happy Humans The goal in my life is to live ecologically in keeping with my planet and engage everyone to be responsible for one another. Simply put, we have a single earth and we must protect it. Large scale deforesting is a problem. It impacts the climate, […]

Following intuition, purpose and intent



Who am I? Ooh philosophy. Do I know? Do I want to know? Should I know? What do I know? Not since the beginning of my blogging life have I had to think on this subject. My instant reaction is to say I’m an environmentally focused caring parent. Thinking more […]

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