From Baglady our Editor-At-Large

Gday all, Baglady speaking

These 4 weeks I’m Editor@Large for the Festival of Resilience. My job is to get round the Mountains ASAP = As Sustainably As Possible –  and meet all you people who are doing things you’re proud of – or feel you/we need to do better.

I want to spread the word to all of our 73,000+ Blue Mountains residents, young and old. And since Baglady can’t be everywhere at once – can YOU please send us photos from events you run, or go to?  Anything sustainable you’re doing?   Send to us at

Each of us in our own way can pass on the message. The time is now, and we need to show our children, how much we care.

All photos by Brigitte Grant

Cover photo: Leura Public School junk band with teacher Hayley. The kids are so friendly and they played so well!

See if you can find Baglady’s highlights in the gallery below:

  • Habitat for Humanity will be checking Baglady’s FIRE precautions very soon
  • EARTH:    Kirrily Twomey from Council answers Kalie from St John Ambulance Brigade’s question: Does leftover pizza belong in the Green Bin?  Do you know the answer?
  • BMCC’s Vicky Edmunds presents Baglady with a beautiful WATER bottle she’ll be showing off everywhere.

Coming this weekend

On the 17th, at 1pm at the Planetary Health Precinct (the old Katoomba Golf Course, Acacia St Katoomba) Rosemary Morrow launches her new book Earth Restorers Guide to Permaculture.

And Lure Wishes holds her 2nd workshop Rekindling Connection on Saturday 17th September form 10am.

So please, send YOUR photos to

See you in a week.  For our children’s future,


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