Nurtured Life Blog

nurture  [nur-cher]  /ˈnəːtʃə/

verb.    to nourish, cherish, cultivate, care, develop, educate, protect, sustain, encourage, inspire, promote, stimulate, boost, enrich, strengthen, embrace, value, revere, honour, treasure, love.

The word nurture is such an enormous hug that lifts me up and supports me to become the very best version of myself.  So, without any hesitation, the thought of living a nurtured life inspires me to learn, curate, integrate, evolve and share the kaleidoscope of living wisdom available to us.

I hope that in some small way I’ll positively touch your life, and that my life choices will create a ripple effect that nurtures me, my family, friends, community, and our living planet. 

The aim of this online collectanea is to inspire you to also live a nurtured life.

Please pour yourself a warm cup of tea and find a comfy spot to read the topics that interest you most.

Curator of Living Wisdom

Recent Posts


Native Stingless Bees

Last year for my birthday I received the most wonderful gift of a hive of native stingless bees, Tetragonula carbonaria. What a joy it’s been to watch these delightful insects moving to and from their shaded hive to forage and pollinate our garden.

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Native Bee Keeping

Are you interested in keeping native stingless bees for fun, honey production, conservation or pollination? In this 3-hour practical workshop, entomologist Dr Tim Heard will teach the basics of how to become a native bee keeper.

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Rosella is an attractive annual shrub to 1.5m high with large, deeply lobed leaves, distinctive red stems and attractive light yellow-pink hibiscus-like flowers with a dark red centre.

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Rocket Powered Oven

In this 2-day hands-on, small group Workshop, Tim Barker will guide us step-by-step through building an extremely efficient rocket powered oven.

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Debbie Bassingthwaighte is a teacher, facilitator and mentor who aspires to live her very best life.  Her passion is to nurture and celebrate the unique and limitless potential of every learner, and to inspire you to live a nurtured life.


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