How I Tried Travelling By Electric Bicycle

Electric bicycle - step-through, foldable

Days 33 & 34 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living: the story of how I finally managed to try travelling by electric bicycle within my city (as distinct from a short pedal around a carpark or a patch of grass) – and what my experience was like. Continue reading

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Body and Your Planet

New Year resolution book & pen Flickr vanhookc CC BY-SAAnother year over, and a new one just begun. Happy New Year and may it be a wonderful one!

As 2015 begins, but before it starts to speed away, many of us will be taking a moment to look back. A brief chance to take stock of the past and with this in mind, plan changes for the Continue reading

The 10 Top Reasons To Grow Your Own Food

The 10 Top Reasons To Grow Your Own Food

Fresh vegetablesA lot of the time you’ll find me talking about growing your own food (or, rather, how to grow your own food).

I guess I have been assuming that you are interested in growing your own food, whether you have yet to start, are just starting out, are struggling, or just looking for some extra tips. Continue reading

Getting back on your bike

One of the things I’ve been getting more into recentlyAdult riding bicycle on bike bath is riding my bike.  You might have gathered that from my post of
4 March 2013.

Yes, of course there are environmental benefits from riding a bike.  These include things like: Continue reading

Sleep Is Important For More Than Just Your Beauty – Part 3

Did you know that insufficient sleep – especially if it’s regular – also has mid- and long-term health consequences?

Chronic medical conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and mood disorders are all associated with lack of sleepContinue reading