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The planet is our home; we need to be more responsible. Here's what I do.

The Green man Hive

A friend of ours, the saw doctor, has skills in chainsaw sculpture and he decided to turn his hand to an unusual bed hive. I shared a photo of it … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to the tattoo shop…

It’s a curiosity. You’re standing in a tattoo shop with a friend and a band sets up in the corner and starts to play. Amazing! Not the biggest of spaces … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 5 Comments

Double the fun at the plot!

Had some great news today. Had to share it. First there was the bad news. My friend Alison who has a plot next to ours needs to downscale her commitment … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 8 Comments

No! No fish left in the sea!

Plenty more fish in the sea The most misleading saying ever. I recently wrote about the fish oil and krill health food trend. I was concerned about the impact on … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · 5 Comments


I was looking at a book recently. The fantastic 500 ways to save the planet without costing the earth By Donnachadh Macarthy. I blogged about it a few months ago … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 17 Comments

Little Book of Big Ideas

Down in Cornwall in deepest, darkest England is a place we love to visit. The Eden Project is an amazing place. It’s a converted China clay pit that has been … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Metal monster! What a waste!

The humble office stapler is a menace. Quietly munching it’s way through a stealthy stash of metal. Here’s my view of another situation in the office that can be greened … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · 7 Comments

Another day; another Cinema

Going to the cinema is a great opportunity to be environmental. Experience over purchasing. I also enjoy the opportunities we’ve had to explore new places. As a result we’ve found … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Vegan Friendly in Leiden

This sign is a rarity in this country. I do love living here but The Netherlands isn’t very good at vegetarian food and vegan catering is much rarer. So to … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 6 Comments

Preparing the hive for the Winter

As the temperature starts to drop and the leaves start to fall it’s time to prepare the hives for winter. A beekeeper assesses the hive and checks whether the bees … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 13 Comments

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