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The cat shat on the mat – natural alternatives to chemical air fresheners
Sunday, 30 Mar, 2008 – 2:21 | 2 Comments
The cat shat on the mat – natural alternatives to chemical air fresheners

One of the downsides to having an elderly cat is their lack of bladder and bowel control. Our remaining feline is 15 years young and is, what’s known in the trade as officially, ‘losing it’. …

hemp, bamboo and soybean clothing
Friday, 28 Mar, 2008 – 4:12 | 4 Comments
hemp, bamboo and soybean clothing

Just a quick post from me today. The weather is dragging me from my computer at the moment – yipee! Yesterday we were out and about all day – visiting neighbours, doing a little gardening, …

Home made recipe for treating head lice
Monday, 11 Feb, 2008 – 11:07 | 7 Comments
Home made recipe for treating head lice

Research shows that one in five children have head lice at any given time. Head lice are becoming immune to conventional treatments. Head lice are not dangerous, but they are highly irritating and can lead …

How to get free heating for your home!
Saturday, 9 Feb, 2008 – 9:54 | Comments Off on How to get free heating for your home!
How to get free heating for your home!

The sun is shining here in the UK today. It’s a beautiful day that reminds us spring is on the way.
On days like this we can get heating for free if we take advantage of …

Thought provoking read: Heat by George Monbiot
Sunday, 3 Feb, 2008 – 6:08 | Comments Off on Thought provoking read: Heat by George Monbiot
Thought provoking read: Heat by George Monbiot

At last I have found a voice of reason amidst the madness of Western Life. I’m in love with George Monbiot after reading just the introduction to his book ‘Heat’. In his book, Monbiot seeks …

Is there too much choice for consumers? A rant about light bulbs.
Saturday, 2 Feb, 2008 – 6:56 | Comments Off on Is there too much choice for consumers? A rant about light bulbs.
Is there too much choice for consumers? A rant about light bulbs.

Bear with me while I have a mini rant about consumerism and choice. Little Miss Green travels far and wide at night; she sleepwalks, cuddles the vaccum, goes off on the astral planes and generally …

Top ten frugal tips for a self sufficient lifestyle
Wednesday, 30 Jan, 2008 – 2:11 | Comments Off on Top ten frugal tips for a self sufficient lifestyle
Top ten frugal tips for a self sufficient lifestyle

With hybrid cars, under floor heating, solar panels and geothermal pumps, you could be forgiven for thinking that going green is an expensive hobby for the elite.
My belief is that a self sufficient, ethical, sustainable …