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Monthly Archives: December, 2014

Vegetarian Aubergine Fold overs

One of my favourite cook book writers is Denis Cotter. He has a restaurant in Cork, Eire, and has the most fabulous recipes. If you got a book token you … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rainwater toilet made easy

Originally posted on Green Lizard's Blog:
One of our very successful green projects < “>rainwater toilet is still going strong. We wanted a low cost, low impact way to…

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 in review: Thanks for your Support!

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

New and Old: The Netherlands

I’m such a killjoy. What do you see? Is it a cake? Is it a bouquet? No, it’s a massive firecracker roll! Tomorrow night, in The Netherlands about seventy million … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 5 Comments

Patching Jeans With Crochet

Originally posted on the twisted yarn:
Hello, hello! Do come in. There’s still space on the sofa. Make y’self comfy – I’ve got something fun to show you today that will,…

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Humanity House, Den Haag

Which would you choose; your possessions or your life? A sobering question scrawled on a door. Humanity House in The Hague really makes you think about what’s important. The challenges … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Recipe of the Week – 29th December 2014 – Courgette and Cashew Nut Roast

Originally posted on Vegetarian Dad:
At this time of the year, I always feel the need to start experimenting with nut roast and nut/vegetable loaf recipes, even though I have…

December 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Christmas Foraging in Galloway

The rain was horizontal and the sky was low and bleak. Seven of us gathered, three days before Christmas, from a fairly wide area including the Netherlands and Carlisle. The … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · 20 Comments

Water en Brood: Scheveningen

I suspect this post may be too late. I thought I’d written about this place when we went there. However it seems I didn’t. It’s hidden away near the sea … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Boxing Day 2004: remembering the tsunami

On Boxing Day 2004 I was in the south of France with friends. The first we heard about the tsunami was text messages from friends who wondered if we’d had … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · 7 Comments

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