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Egregious Ethics

I’ve more or less stopped going to the Farmers’ Market in Newbury, as the nice sausage stall hasn’t returned and I find it a bit of a round trip for no real return. Today I ventured to the more nearby … Continue reading

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Would the last one out please turn off the lights?

So, E-day would appear to have been a complete failure. At lunchtime actual usage was up by about 10%; things seem to have settled since then, and the weather is apparently to blame. No, I think people are to blame. … Continue reading

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Spoiled for Choice

I voted. We had two votes. The choices were Conservative, Conservative, LibDem, LibDem. The LibDems round here have been somewhere between ineffectual and complacent, and the Conservatives are … how shall I put this … Conservatives. So I spoilt my … Continue reading

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Spurious Studies

Apparently we throw away one third of the food we buy. Except that it turns out half of this is inedible anyway – peelings, tea bags, and so on. So, in fact, we waste about 15% of the food we … Continue reading

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The tip must be a grim place to work, but it is not the most exciting place to visit either. I am holding a 19″ computer monitor and I can feel my lower back saying “just f***ing get on with … Continue reading

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Bank Holidays in Middle England

I packed the car yesterday evening. Not because I was going away, but because I was going to the tip. As a result of work in the garden last summer I had a surfeit of broken brick, tile and mortar … Continue reading

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qui bono?

Book Review: Green Alternatives to Globalisation – A Manifesto, by Michael Woodin and Caroline Lucas [Note: don’t be fooled by the title, this is not the Green Party manifesto, though it may well present some similar material] In many respects, … Continue reading

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