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GO GREED! oops... I mean, GO GREEN!

GO GREED! oops... I mean, GO GREEN!

Is all this global warming/climate change rabble just twisted fear mongering designed to make money?

Five Ways To Save Water And Save The World

Five Ways To Save Water And Save The World

We are very lucky in New Zealand, we have a lot of good, clean drinking water. In fact, we have so much water that we can take it too much for granted. It’s only when you are on a water tank that you are forced to think about how much water we consume.

Trade Me - But Be Nice

Trade Me - But Be Nice

Trade Me, what a great website! Having just returned to New Zealand I’m still pretty new to it. I did try to use it overseas, thought I could be a bit  entrepreneurial and send stuff from London to New Zealand.

Bloody Idiots

Bloody Idiots

Something needs to change with the way the government punishes drunk drivers in New Zealand.  The Law needs to get tougher. Don't you think there needs to be a better way to put repeat offenders off the roads?

Where Have Our Manners Gone?

Where Have Our Manners Gone?

Where have they gone? Disappeared, in the main at least. Why are we so angry, so impatient and why do we ignore even the most common of courtesies, why can’t we muster up a simple please or thank you?

One Easy Step To Clean Up Your Office - Or Is It Easy?

One Easy Step To Clean Up Your Office - Or Is It Easy?

Victoria Carter, CItyhop’s CEO was in the Hawkes Bay last weekend and read in their local paper that there was a national E Day coming up. Great she thought, time for a clean up.

The Complexities Of Colour

The Complexities Of Colour

When colour is used in a home it frequently reflects the people and personalities who inhabit it.

New Book: Allergy Safe Family Food

New Book: Allergy Safe Family Food

Eight foods cause ninety percent of food allergies: nuts, eggs, milk, soy, sesame seeds, wheat, fish and shellfish. If you suffer from some form of food allergy, are intolerant to soy or wheat or have to cook for a sufferer – here’s the book for you.

What's for Tea this Week?

I'm stripping back this weekly What's-for-Tea section to what it was in the first week - just a series of suggestions without a recipe. I'll just give a general idea what I have in mind. You figure out the rest or ask me for instructions.

Mexico: It's Not All About Salsa and Senorita's

Mexico: It's Not All About Salsa and Senorita's

I have a friend who is heading to Mexico in two months - thank god!