Marghanita Hughes's Blog Posts Tagged 'life' (4)

We are of the Earth


I was writing notes for my speech for the Nature Education Conference in New Zealand and it sparked a visual idea that I had to draw. It seeded the theme of what will ultimately become the main thread of my talk.

We are of the Earth.…



Added by Marghanita Hughes on October 14, 2013 at 8:35am — No Comments

We Protect What We Love

Our Children are the Caretakers of Tomorrow: In this book we celebrate nature and art, opening the hearts and minds of children - inspiring them to explore the wonders of the natural world and thier own unique creative…


Added by Marghanita Hughes on August 24, 2013 at 7:10am — No Comments

What Is More Important?


It’s the second week of our Spring Break. Even though the kids are on holiday, like so many mums, I still have to juggle work – illustrations to be completed, orders to be dispatched, a laundry pile to be tackled, emails to be sent and phone calls to be made.

As I sat in front of my computer replying to emails, Sam appeared, his face beaming with excitement. “Check out this squirrel mum, it came right up to me while I was on the deck”.




Added by Marghanita Hughes on March 30, 2011 at 10:46am — 2 Comments

We Are All Connected


When children and nature mix, something magical happens.

Watch the video..........

Sadly today, children spend 90% of their time indoors.

I am passionate about getting children outdoors and connecting with nature. I believe if we inspire a love for nature in a child, it will lead to a desire to protect it. First we have to give children the opportunity and freedom to go outside and explore, discover…


Added by Marghanita Hughes on January 20, 2011 at 2:28pm — 2 Comments

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