Hatfield House to Hampton Court via Notting Hill (Carnival)

We’ve been completely blessed with the summer so far this year, as weekend shows promoting water are no fun at all when it rains. By and large (why do people say that?) we’ve had tremendous weekend weather wherever we’ve been and the last couple of weekends have been...

water in a paper carton? – no way? – oh yes way!

Why? we keep on being asked… Because I grew up on a beach and every time we are out walking on a beach or in the countryside, we are distracted by plastic bottles which will never ever go away… all it took was one plastic bottle too many to turn an otherwise...

St. Mary Bourne to Cowes…

Life continues at pace with weekends whizzing into weeks and back into weekends again – a good way to tell the difference is that people smile more at the weekends… Last weekend Hagar manned the stand (ok it’s a gazebo) at the St Mary Bourne village fete and a sunny...

engaging with the public…

Whenever a business sets out its stall as even trying to ‘bring about change for the good’, human nature is such that it looks for any weakness rather than embracing the positive commitment that business is seeking to make. The inevitable weakness is often...

a carbon balanced business…

I read a great review of the Tetra Pak carbon balancing programme on another blog this week (here’s the link) which got me thinking of where our carbon balancing contributions are spent. There seems to be a number of dubious operators out there running carbon...

the elevator pitch…

My tooth abcess appears to have calmed down – whether that was the single malt or the antiobiotics is still debatable – the ‘malt’ was for medicinal purposes – I promise…  Anyway, we had the workshop I was preparing my...