The Eucalyptus, from the family Myrtaceae, is famous for being one of the tallest trees on the planet. It grows up to 60 meters, or 200 feet tall and there are over 700 species of eucalyptus. Most come from Australia, New Guinea and Indonesia. They are evergreen trees, which means they don’t shed their leaves,…… Continue reading Eucalyptus!

The secret history of Chocolate

We all know that chocolate is delicious. But do you know where it comes from? How it is made?  Chocolate is made from cacao beans, which are the seeds of the cacao tree. The history of chocolate begins in Mesoamerica and dates back to 350 BC. The Aztecs believed cacao seeds were the gift of Quetzalcoatl,…… Continue reading The secret history of Chocolate

Food: Feed Your Body & Mind

As a parent you will know how to tell your child the best way to feed body mind. But children are never quite convinced- like green ups, they want what they want. So we’ve chosen some favourite foods for body and mind. We tell their stories in the most engaging way- through memory and emotion!…… Continue reading Food: Feed Your Body & Mind

The ‘Let’s Eat’ 2018 Calendar is Here!

The words malnutrition and undernutrition are what happens to people if they don’t have enough food.  The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that about 795 million people of the 7.3 billion people in the world (one out of every nine) were hungry in 2014-2016. Almost all the hungry people live in developing countries.   …… Continue reading The ‘Let’s Eat’ 2018 Calendar is Here!