Nearly New Year…

All the talk of credit crises throughout the world isn’t borne out by the Christmas mayhem I see out there. People appear to be spending as much as usual and (based on our local Waitrose) stores are crazy busy with a ‘what if they run out of x’ mentality abounding....

simply (just) drinking water…

If you heard David Boomer (IOD policy unit) speaking on the Today programme on Radio 4 on Saturday morning, yes it was us he was referring to… It was an interesting, albeit brief discussion and the gentleman representing the Carbon Trust didn’t actually respond to...

Plastic bottle leaching – Volvic water recall

People find it easy to believe that PET bottles somehow decompose and leak chemicals into bottled water and express surprise when I defend the fundamental integrity of the PET package, but just not for water… Here’s a link to an article regarding the recall of...

autumn’s here…

We finally had to turn the heating on yesterday, which I’m none too proud of, but it’s a fact. There comes a point where sitting in your own living room with 2 jumpers on – and still having cold feet motivates the easy option of flicking the switch. This made me...

it’s raining again…

Talk about speaking too soon – my last weblog celebrated the sun shining on the righteous (we live in hope) yet it seems I opened my mouth too soon by at least a week if not by the proverbial ‘long way’. This week has been absolutely dismal and the forecast for...

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...