Tesla arrives on April’s Fools Day – Teething Problems (Apr17)

She’s called Tess…  And she arrived today.  Glistening, blue and beautiful.  I’ve never been so [...]

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Was our luxury holiday good or bad for the environment? (Feb17)

  A friend of mine argues that the impact of long-distance flying to exotic locations [...]

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Congestion charge exemption for hybrids is nonsensical (Jan17)

We bought a hybrid Volvo XC90 a few months ago.  It was a mistake. On [...]

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Christmas cringe over disposable baking tray (Dec16)

 Sometimes you hear something on the radio which makes you cringe.  Just before Christmas this [...]

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The Shocking thing about helium balloons (Nov16)

    Filln’away – essentially means fill the balloons and chuck the whole gas canister [...]

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Speech disaster to Bathroom Manufacturers… (Oct16)

My speech went down the plug hole! I spent ages preparing my speech.  Had an [...]

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My Blog Returns Again… (Oct16)

  My blog life has been rather quiet for a long time.  There may be [...]

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Venice is sinking (Mar16)

It felt apocalyptic.  Exceptional flood levels. Sandbags.  Elevated planks to walk along. St Mark’s Square [...]

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Feeling guilty about Lidl lobsters (Nov14)

We bought a couple of lobsters from Lidl for £5.99 each and had them for [...]

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Blog coming alive again! (Nov14)

My blog is coming alive again.  It's been asleep for quite some time!

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I’ve made friends with my heating controls (Mar13)

I’ve often been asked for top tips in greening your home.  One of my best [...]

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My LED Lighting Saga (Mar13)

Remember the joke about how many men are needed to change a light bulb. The [...]

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Challenging Sainsbury’s on environmental standards (Feb13)

 Justin King, CEO of Sainsburys I wrote the blog below for the Food Ethics Council [...]

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Raw Foundation Making Waves about Waste (Jan13)

I was rather impressed by the Environment Agencies initiatives to reduce waste – as relayed [...]

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10 tonnes of e-waste an hour at SWEEEP (Dec12)

The huge grabber hand plunged into the pile of e-waste waiting below. You could see [...]

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Moved house – and have limited access to broadband (Jun12)

I’ve just moved house – just over the border from Somerset to Dorset.  Loads of [...]

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