It’s getting chilly out there, making it the perfect time to start day dreaming about some sun shine next year. I think daydreaming about a holiday is half the fun so to get the most bang for our book we’ve already book our trip to Lake Garda next summer. I will be posting 5 blog posts […]
As I write this post I’m sitting in a lovely self-catering apartment in Madrid. By the time it’s posted I’ll be back on Irish soil. My husband and I stopped off in Madrid on our way back from South America about 15 years ago and we swore we’d return. I’m so glad we did. It’s […]
The most sustainable car is the one doesn’t exist. Why? Well according to the author of the book ‘How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Nearly Everything’ Berners-Lee estimates that more than making a new family car emits 40% more carbon dioxide than driving the same car for 5 years. The percentages may differ for electric […]
This time last week Ireland was in the grip of a once-in-forty-years weather event. A cold front from Siberia called the ‘Beast from the East’ joined forces with storm Emma, bringing blustery winds, lots of snow, zero visibility and -15 degree wind chill. Fortunately no one died during the storm, primarily because of the advance […]
This summer we wanted to go on a short flight for our holidays so we plumped for Cornwall, England, fulfilling a long-held wish of mine at the same time; a trip to the Eden Project.