Tag Archives: UK

Strange weather for the time of year – A British pre-occupation

Strange weather for the time of year – A British pre-occupation

Posted on27. Aug, 2010 by .

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A stereotypical Brit’s main topic of conversation is the weather. Unlike living closer to the tropics where the weather can often be described as same as yesterday, we seem to be able to have four seasons in one day. Just as a reasonable summer in the UK was cut short by a cold snap the […]

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Your baby and you saving the world – but which cloth Diaper/Nappy to use?

Your baby and you saving the world – but which cloth Diaper/Nappy to use?

Posted on10. Aug, 2010 by .

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A Guest article. If you have just had your baby it is an exciting venture to get out there and start buying all of the things the baby needs to be comfortable. You may be apprehensive at first but it is a new venture and a new step down life’s path. When choosing the right […]

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Save petrol/gas, money and live longer

Save petrol/gas, money and live longer

Posted on03. Aug, 2010 by .

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OK, what can you do to save fuel, money and live longer…. let’s start with the blindingly obvious • Get the car serviced regularly – a vehicle that is in top condition uses less petrol than one whose timing is way off, and the oil is like treacle.. • Inflate the tires to the correct […]

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Wind Turbines – Love them or hate them?

Wind Turbines – Love them or hate them?

Posted on30. Jul, 2010 by .

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You either love them or hate them… Personally I love them, well most of them. For me it’s about suiting the location as well as necessity and they must be where they are for the right reason. The picture below is of part of the 25 turbines in the Mersey Estuary four miles from the […]

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Society is letting down our youth.

Society is letting down our youth.

Posted on30. Jul, 2010 by .

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I started this article on hearing that there are more 17yr old black youths are in Jail than in College in the USA. The phrase ‘that can’t be right’ sprang to mind in two ways. 1. Is that correct?… The answer unfortunately is, yes. And 2. Is that morally acceptable?… The answer for me is, […]

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Who is Amy?

Who is Amy?

Posted on21. Jun, 2010 by .

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Raising public awareness and advancing research for the life-threatening and terminal blood disease amyloidosis.

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Ethical Shopping a nightmare?

Ethical Shopping a nightmare?

Posted on07. Jun, 2010 by .

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In fact it’s a total minefield that to a certain extent you usually pick what you want for a variety of reasons and go with it until somebody tells you not to. Think Kit Kat and the Greenpeace campaign with Nestle. There are that many factors involved in making a selection regarding the ethics of […]

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RNLI – The Royal National Lifeboat Institute

RNLI – The Royal National Lifeboat Institute

Posted on08. Apr, 2010 by .

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GP: ” This is my other favourite UK charity…. you have got to love and admire these guys” What they do. The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. They provide a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service around the coasts of the UK and RoI, as well as a seasonal lifeguard service […]

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Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Posted on08. Apr, 2010 by .

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GP: ” This and the Lifeboats are two of my favourite UK charities” Marie Curie Cancer Care is one of the UK’s largest charities. It was established in 1948 the same year as the NHS. Employing more than 2,700 nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals, we expect to provide care to around 29,000 terminally ill […]

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