A Quick Vegetarian Meal With Environmental Benefits From Locally Grown Produce

Borlotti bean and vegetable casserole with grilled Lebanese eggplant

Day 38 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living, where I create a delicious and quick vegetarian meal with big environmental benefits from locally grown produce.

One of the best things about summer is the variety of vegetables available.  So many different colours, flavours and textures!

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Why Using A Public Library Is Important For Low Carbon Living

Library books

Day 37 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living.

When was the last time you visited your local public library?

If it has been a while, you might find a lot has changed.  You may not even need to go to the library to access some of its services.

There a great community resource and an important component of low carbon living. Continue reading

Why My New Black Pants Are Better Than New

Black pants on white door

Days 35 & 36 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living.

Each year my family members offer to each other clothes that we no longer love, need, want or fit. (We’re lucky because we are similar sizes.)

It’s great fun returning to the childhood and teenage joys of trying different clothes and looks – often of things we would never consider if we were in a shop.  And because this all Continue reading

A Great Time For A #LowCarbonLiving Challenge

Room with two ceiling lamps, one with light bulb removed

Source: wearechapterone Flickr CC BY 2.0

The 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living challenge continues.

As we seek to make changes and transform the way we live, we often look for a ‘good time’ to start a new habit.

Right now is a really good time. (Any time is!) Continue reading

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