Category Archives: Climate change

January round up

That was an odd month.  Beset by a (minor but persistent) bug that got Malcolm several times and me just once (thankfully), we did far less than planned and intended. A visit to London to see good friends was postponed … Continue reading

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How did it go? – lose weight

I’m so glad you asked.  Not at all well, as it happens. This was definitely my failure in 2019.  Though I ended the year weighing less than I began it, that was purely and simply because part-way through I realised … Continue reading

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How did it go? – reduce single use stuff

First things first Over the past few years I have made a number of changes in how I do things that have reduced my use of single-use stuff (whether it’s plastic, paper or whatever).  What I’ve found with each of … Continue reading

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How did it go? – reduce water use

With the end of 2019 come and gone, now is a good time to look back and see how I did with the goals I set myself a year ago. I set out my 2019 goals here.  I’m going to … Continue reading

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2020: Enough!

Still feeling in ‘holiday mode’, I think I can stretch the Happy New Year greeting to you to today.  I wish for you and us all the very best in this scary time. For the first time I can recall, … Continue reading

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Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again

I know, this has been a bruising time for many of us, and will continue to be so for many many more.  It’s important to take some time for ourselves to grieve over what might have been. But after that, … Continue reading

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Reuse, repurpose, upcycle: call it what you will, just do it

So much of this going on around here right now.  Both of us have spurts of STO*ing, and the pile of stuff moving onwards and outwards continues to grow.   We now have a basket by the front door for … Continue reading

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