A conversation over breakfast at a church weekend turned to electric vehicles. I made the point that I do these days, that if we simply replace current vehicle use with electric vehicles, we’ll have to burn a lot of fossil fuels to provide that much electricity and so electric vehicles may not make much differenceContinue reading “Together We Can”
Mrs Mabbsonsea recently had a Significant Birthday, so a couple of weeks before Easter, we went to Venice. What a fantastic place! As Mrs M would tell you, I had resisted going there for 22 years. Silly me. I wouldn’t mind going again, actually. Here are some photos: A canal (um….) Doge’s Palace with SanContinue reading “Just one cornetto”
These are tiny drops in the ocean. But seeing TV pictures of the flooding in Queensland the other night, and the warnings of yet more flooding here in the UK, makes me feel we all need to pull together to counter the madness of growth-addicted, consumer culture. It’s all feeling rather apocalyptic, and I’d hopedContinue reading “Alex’s Energy Saving Tips”
This past week I had to say goodbye to two faithful old companions. The first was my fault. At Easter, I took my lovely 6-string guitar out into the driving rain to play at an early morning outdoor service. It’s never been the same since, and in particular, won’t keep tune. So, after 25 yearsContinue reading “Out with the old, in with the new”
Life in the bike lane … … take it at your own pace. … stop and admire the scenery. … stop and chat to an old friend (or make a new friend). … see the world from a different level. … slightly separate yet at the same time part of the general flow. … the sunContinue reading “Life in the bike lane”
This is my trusty bike. It’s been a faithful workhorse these past 14 years. I’ve just had to have the headset changed as the bearings were crunched up. It’s great – now it doesn’t creak & groan as I go along.