More bad news about disposable nappies! In 1999 a study in Atlanta Georgia by a private laboratory showed an increase in asthma in laboratory mice exposed to cheap disposable nappies. Cotton nappies showed no marked effect! Some scientists … Continue reading More bad news about disposable nappies!
Reducing Food Waste According to Friends of the Earth, everyone in England and Wales throws away rubbish weighing 7 times his or her body-weight per annum! The kitchen accounts for around 20 per cent of that figure. But we … Continue reading Don’t be tempted by Special Offers: how to tackle food waste!
I sat still inside the house One day, on the chaste grey Cane sofa, as the quiet slowly Dislodged the dimwit desire To run to the Embroidery Empire Which had shouted “big sale’’ to Buy a postbox red lace dress … Continue reading Lessons from a butter coloured cat!
My Rose Pavilion day with Left Overs! Guilt wrapped me up tight in its bony hands on a Sunday. 1. over that still unsolved work wound now infested with bitter grey green maggots! 2. with worry and grief over … Continue reading My Rose Pavilion of Left Overs!
Notes to the heart to check out the soul’s pocket dripping gold biscuits of entrancement Continue reading Notes to the heart…..
Morning’s Red Notebook of Helpful Hints: Banish greenfly from your roses Bury cloves of garlic at the foot of your rose bushes to ward off greenfly. You may find you have planted garlic, in which case you will … Continue reading Morning’s Red Notebook of lists
Cloth napkins and napkin rings. cloth dish towels books like Save Our Planet donations to the needy photographs low flow shower head a set of biodegradable no-phosphate cleaners a solar watch or calculator an energy saving fluorescent light fixture for … Continue reading Green Gifts for any happy time!
Water wastage affects the third world frighteningly. So remember not to waste it. Remember that a tap leaking at one drop per second wastes 10,000 litres of water a year! Most drips can be stopped by renewing the washer! Toothbrushing … Continue reading The Pink Portfolio for the PLANET!
Don’t buy Gift Wrap. Create your own, for the Planet! Use your imagination to gift wrap presents for weddings, birthdays, functions whatever. Do you need to waste money on those very expensive gift wraps? You have all you … Continue reading Don’t buy Gift Wrap for the Planet!
I wonder why orchids are adored by me With their snooty, superior detailed designs Do they remind me of my younger, stronger, Bossier self? That woman who had one day shouted Long ago, at an astounding seller of brassieres that … Continue reading Why are Orchids Adored by me?