Christmas all wrapped up

Dear Sam,   What great Advent Calendar ideas you mentioned in your last post; I'm trying out the  reverse calendar, as there are lots of charities here that I know will be grateful for a parcel of food and essentials to give out over Christmas. Of course, the other thing we're busy with during Advent is…

How to recycle what you usually can’t

Dear Claire,   I discovered something interesting the other day. April being Earth month, there’s a lot in the news about recycling and reusing – especially reusing, now that the market for recyclables is so unpredictable and given how much energy it takes to recycle something. This reminded me of some of our tips about…