Unpopular, unprofitable, and unproductive. Fracking has been a contraversial subject for some time now. Aside from the environmental impact, in a time when we should be looking at moving away from fossil fuels the success of fracking on the UK mainland was always going to be questionable. Now it seems with the end of their… Read More An end to UK fracking?
The kids are loving our experiments with homemade bread. This is our latest 50/50 Chia, Poppy, and Seasame bread. Really pleased with the taste and texture.
Sustainability is a key feature in our living gentler philosophy and small wins count for a lot when living on a budget…. So we were recently giving sustainability some careful thought. ‘Energy star’ has researched the lifespan of common household appliances, and on average the humble electric toaster ends up in recycling after 5 years.… Read More Notes on sustainability
Nice day at the beach today, chilling, swimming with the family. The beach was surprisingly clean considering the number of people using it. We kept our rubbish and put it in our recycling when we got home. Along with a ketchup sachet, the end of a yogurt squeezable tube and some unidentified small pices of… Read More Day at the beach.
Anything that champions environmental and animal friendly ways of farming needs looking at. This film shows us there is an alternative to agri grown meat produced by the huge meat suppliers… And there is no surprise that pasture for life meats are more beneficial to us than meat from pellet fed indoor mass reared livestock.
One of the things we can do to contribute to our livinggentler strategy is to assess the impact of our actions. So looking at a simple loaf of bread, we ask questions about it and find we generally get these kind of answers for the average supermarket loaf; How far have we travelled to buy… Read More Our daily bread!
We at @livinggentler towers are glad to hear IHG are working to remove single use plastics from their hotels. It is going to take three years and is starting with those little bottles of toiletries that everyone takes for emergencies but never use… Intercontinental hotels group will phase the plastic nottles out of its 843,000… Read More Doing their bit! But its going to take time.