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From Burgess to Blyton

In between making tea for the builders, I’ve been doing some serious course-work. Reading books. Not as enjoyable as my usual holiday reading, because I feel that… 802 more words


Island of calm in a sea of total chaos (and tea bags)

Our kitchen is being refitted. Plans turned from ‘let’s update the cupboards’ to ‘oh, crap, they’ve pulled the ceiling down’. We’ve lived here for about eight years, and our kitchen was from the early eighties – green cupboards with peeling bits. 437 more words


A New Start

There have been so many changes recently, that I thought a new blog should be one of them. The old gumpf, should you be interested, can be found  191 more words


Stories of Change: Exploring energy and community in the past, present and future, 2014 – 2017

This article has been copied from the Stories of Change website.

March 2014 – February 2017

Dr Joe Smith has been awarded a £1.47M large grant on the project titled… 671 more words


Ups and downs las arribas y los abajos

Well it has been a few months since I last wrote a post and I promise I have an excuse (lots of them actually). Unfortunately, they are not all good excuses but we’ll start with the non life changing ones first. 613 more words


Smart Cities Week 2: The Real Challenges Facing Us

“In 2009, for the first time in history, the earth’s population of urban inhabitants overtook its rural population. Between 2011 and 2050, world population is expected to increase by 2.3 billion, passing from 7.0 billion to 9.3 billion (United Nations, 2011). 285 more words

Future Learn

Is the Open University right for you?

In September last year I decided to sign up to the Open University to study the science module S104 with hopes to complete a degree in mathematics and physics. 678 more words