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Plastic Free Washing Up

I must admit I have found the elimination of plastic from the dishwashing routine one of the easiest tasks so far. Whether you wash up by hand or use a dishwasher there is a lot you can do to eliminate or at least drastically reduce your use of plastic in the process. 1,148 more words

├ęponge

So it seems the French have a ‘thing’ for sponges. Over last summer while we were away, we had one Airbnb guest who was particularly concerned about the lack of sponges in our studio. 1,794 more words

Living Overseas

Deciding on a new dishwasher

The Man and I owned our first dishwasher only a few years ago. For most of our years living together we (okay, mainly he) washed up each night. 634 more words

Mindful Consumerism

What's the recipe today, Jim?

I’ve been sharing household hints from a century and a half ago… as I was looking though a selection this evening, a catchphrase popped into my head – ‘What’s the recipe today, Jim?’ This was from teh well-liked Jimmy Young Show on the radio. 365 more words

Bits And Pieces

Why am I here?

As part of Weston-super-Mare’s first Literary Festival I ran two workshops – one on the process of writing, and one on blogs and blogging. Now I daresay there are many people who know much more about the latter, more about the technical and business side of it, but my session was about writing, and ordinary people having as much fun from doing it as I do. 524 more words

Bits And Pieces

We Have A Working Sink

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