Monthly Archives: April 2014

That’s Incredible that is!

Joanna Dobson introduces Incredible Edible, the local food movement that’s spreading across the world. Ezekiel lay on his side for 430 days; Hosea took an unfaithful wife, and in the west Yorkshire town of Todmorden, Mary Clear ripped out her … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- algae

This week I was going to blog about peak oil after I found an surprise article on it on a financial website, but then I found yet another one on algae.  We’ve seen it growing, the green, brown or red … Continue reading

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Cycling to work

I have just started cycling to work again since I now have found a part time job.  We mention cycling in our book. “Try taking up cycling, not just for leisure purposes but as a regular means of transport. If … Continue reading

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Passover meal

  The original Easter story took place against the backdrop of the passover festival, with much of the central part of this happening at a passover meal. “On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples went … Continue reading

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oil and food

When you sit down for your next meal try to imagine you are eating oil.  Its a fairly disgusting thought, but that is literally what you are doing.  We tend not to think about how much energy is used in … Continue reading

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UK energy data

A while ago I promised a blog on the recent release of the UK energy data.  This blog covers some of it.  The energy data I’ve obtained is really very comprehensive and goes back to 1970.  It covers almost very … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- climate change and food security

One thing we have learnt this week is we need to worry about food security due to climate change.   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th assessment report covers a wide range of issues relating to climate change, but … Continue reading

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In praise of trees

I don’t know whether everyone has a favourite plant, but mine I have decided are trees. I like almost any trees, but my favourite ones are fruit trees.  The other week when we were doing some voluntary I was talking … Continue reading

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