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.
We revisited a favourite haunt of ours this summer; Pure Camping on Loop Head Peninsula in Clare. The camp is run by a friend of mine and I love it’s laid back atmosphere. The campsite is small and car free so it’s one of the few places we can let our city kids roam unchecked […]
Okay it’s a been a month (originally bought June 2016) since we got our electric car. So what’s the verdict? …….. (drumroll please) ….. we absolutely adore it. Maybe we love it just because we feel more virtuous driving it but I’m not sure it, just feels ‘cleaner’ to drive. I accept that the production […]