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Present sense
Thursday, 13 Nov, 2008 – 2:40 | 2 Comments
Present sense

This week I announced that I was joining in with a Buy Nothing New challenge for a month! November can be a bit of a dodgy time for this because I like to get my …

Get paid £25,000 to volunteer for a year
Friday, 25 Jul, 2008 – 4:23 | Comments Off
Get paid £25,000  to volunteer for a year

Hands up who loves the idea of volunteering, but doesn’t have time to do it, due to work constraints?
Vodafone have come up with the perfect solution with their fabulous World of Difference Campaign.
The Vodafone Group …

An update on my rubbish challenge
Monday, 28 Apr, 2008 – 7:29 | 9 Comments
An update on my rubbish challenge

We’re nearing the end of April already. If you’ve followed previous posts, you’ll see that I signed up for a few challenges to keep me occupied. And have I learned alot about myself in this …

Mr Green says ditch the plastic bag!
Thursday, 24 Apr, 2008 – 8:18 | 2 Comments
Mr Green says ditch the plastic bag!

Today, after telling Mr Green about some of the devastating effects on our marine life caused by plastic waste, he made a pledge.
We were on our way to the shop at the time and he …

Real nappies – better for the environment than disposables?
Tuesday, 22 Apr, 2008 – 1:14 | 6 Comments
Real nappies – better for the environment than disposables?

As we are celebrating Real Nappy Week, Downshifting Week and it’s Earth Day, I thought we’d talk about nappies. After all, it’s our children and Grandchildren we are taking action for.
The jury is still out …

Earth Day and Real Nappy Week
Monday, 21 Apr, 2008 – 9:18 | 3 Comments
Earth Day and Real Nappy Week

A short post from me today, as I’m spending some time with Little Miss Green doing all those things I have said ‘yes’ to over the past week, but not actually got around to doing. …

Teaching children about the environment – five tips
Wednesday, 16 Apr, 2008 – 2:32 | 11 Comments
Teaching children about the environment – five tips

Little Miss Green asked me what global warming was yesterday. It was something she heard me mention in a conversation with somebody else.
She knows that Mother Nature doesn’t like us to cut down trees unnecessarily, …

Natural Collection; Green and gorgeous since 1999, launch their Spring 2008 collection
Tuesday, 15 Apr, 2008 – 4:02 | Comments Off
Natural Collection; Green and gorgeous since 1999, launch their Spring 2008 collection

Twice a year everyone at Natural Collection goes wild with anticipation as the culmination of months of hard work comes to fruition and a brand new collection is born. Celebrations are well justified now that …

Win eco prizes in Life Goggle’s Great Green Giveaway competition
Monday, 31 Mar, 2008 – 16:06 | Comments Off
Win eco prizes in Life Goggle’s Great Green Giveaway competition

Blimey o-reilly. I was wondering what on earth to write about today when I learned my friends over on Life Goggles are running an amazing eco competition throughout April.

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’. …