Travel will never be the same again. It won’t because Covid has helped us find closer-to-home things to do and enjoy. And it won’t because the planet cannot sustain us if we simply go back to our old ways when we can.Read more
“Bring out the figgy pudding” rings the Christmas song. But what is it and how is it made?
Originating in England in the 1600s, this fruit pudding was the forerunner of the Christmas plum pudding.Read more
When do you replace a computer? What are the obvious signs to look out for? There is no simple answer, unfortunately.Read more
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. There’s a touch of tension in the air. Who is coming to the Christmas feast? Why won’t the family make up their minds?Read more
Christmas is a time for giving, sharing and caring. A small, homemade gift is a great way of showing friendship is appreciated.Read more
Any time is the ideal time for quick and easy meals: those meals that don’t use every pot in the cupboard; whole and healthy meals that can be cooked in an electric frypan, casserole or saucepan.Read more
Tantalising smells are wafting across my backyard – it must be time to rev up the barbecue and compete with the neighbours in our annual competition for the best summer aromas.Read more
What do you know about tablets? You might know they’re touchscreen, so you don’t need a mouse or keyboard.
You might know that they’re low-power.Read more
Fermented foods are increasing in popularity and availability — all in the name of good health. They can aid digestion and help with other health issues.Read more
With the election looming, all eyes are on the national prize. Yet we mustn’t forget how many important decisions are made at the local level.
Local government plays a crucial role in many sustainability initiatives.Read more