The Undefinable Word

How do we communicate concern for the “environment” if we cannot even share a definition of what it is? We think we all know yet this is demonstrably untrue.This communication problem is perfectly illustrated by little blue men. The Smurfs appeared over fifty years ago … Continue reading

The 5 Rules of Washing Up

Jay Rayner (restaurant critic for The Observer newspaper) recently blogged about how much he hated dishwashers (http://t.co/BQgkBFUf): “At dinner parties, guests who had offered to help clear up find themselves standing in the middle of my kitchen, paralysed with fear when they realise … Continue reading

Genetic Modification in our food: the gloves come off

Nothing more clearly illustrates the division between old fashioned green thinking & the modern sustainability movement than Genetically Modified food. A recent clash of Tweets between author Mark Lynas (“The God Species“) and Dr Vandana Shiva (author “Soil Not Oil“) exposes just … Continue reading