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


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 · 7 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 · 4 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 · 4 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 · 9 Comments

Local trees

One thing I didn’t expect to see in the street next to ours was this. Yep! Lemons! A tree full of lemons. Now this is no Mediterranean location where citrus … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 8 Comments


Originally posted on Every Week is Green:
So the topic of today’s post presented itself to me a few days ago when I vowed to myself to floss more often,…

October 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

All the leaves are brown….

… and the sky is grey! Autumn in The Netherlands is a very colorful vista as the trees and bushes shed their foliage. For some the piles of leaves become … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 30 Comments

Last chance to see…. The Seahorse

Seahorses are weird. They are iconic creatures in their appearance. A strange shape body, tiny fins for swimming an unusual tail for clinging on. And of course their unusual family … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · 6 Comments

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