Shopping Trauma (Feb09)

I don’t really like shopping – particularly when it entails actually going out of the [...]

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Yo Sushi is Wasteful (Dec08)

It’s a shame there’s not a Yo Sushi at Waterloo because that’s my regular train [...]

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Good riddance to US car companies (Nov08)

I sat next to a chap from Citicorp Bank for Sunday lunch at a pub [...]

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Quantumly awful (Nov08)

I’m not planning see a James Bond film again unless it’s radically different from Quantum [...]

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Turning on the heat… (Nov08)

  My eldest son sent me a text ‘demanding’ that I put on the heating [...]

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Eat Dorset Food Fair (Oct08)

Another sunny weekend for the Eat Dorset Food Fair. Set in the magnificent park at [...]

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Printer Horrors (Oct08)

I’ve been having problems with my printer.   Actually, it’s been annoying me for quite some [...]

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Recycling Dreamland (Oct08)

  Chris Dow at Closed Loop recycling  in Dagenham was enthusiastic and knowledgeable.  He describes [...]

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Autumn pleasures… (Sept08)

Picking apples and blackberries in the beautiful autumn sun has only been surpassed listening to [...]

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Yeovil to Naples by train (Aug08)

Up to Waterloo and across to St Pancras, we caught the Eurostar to Paris. But [...]

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Family friendly films – a rant (Aug08)

This is a rant! Why make a Batman movie that’s not suitable for children – [...]

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Summer produce (Jul08)

The weekend wasn’t glorious – certainly not the weather anyway. But I’ve been really enjoying [...]

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NT – Energy efficient light bulbs (Jun08)

ABOUT TIME TOO – NATIONAL TRUST ENERGY SAVING LIGHT BULBS I was a tenant of [...]

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A Trip to Waste Tip (Jun08)

Dimmer landfill site near Castle Cary in Somerset is unusual.  It has a rather beautiful [...]

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Washing lines in Dubrovnik (Jun08)

Where bombs and missiles fell in the early 1990s, I stood looking at washing lines [...]

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Marjorie Scardino in place of Anita Roddick – women in business (Apr08)

I was originally asked to speak at the Merrill Lynch ‘Shaping the Future’ event last [...]

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