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Patrick Whitefield |
Tuesday, 11th February 2014

The first point to make about burning wood is that the most efficient way to burn it, is at a very high temperature.

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Nataliya Cummings |
Saturday, 8th February 2014

A pioneering cultural exchange that supports traditional, self-sustaining communities in Ukraine, is offering lifechanging travel experiences to those up for an adventure.

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John Adams |
Monday, 3rd February 2014

Over the last year or so LED lighting has come on in leaps and bounds. I used to associate LEDs with cheap novelty products, short range torches and low voltage Christmas lights, but not anymore. My personal eureka moment came when I fitted a LED replacement bulb...

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Becky Northey |
Thursday, 30th January 2014

The desire to live with trees is part of being human. This longing is planted deep in our consciousness, and open meadows surrounded by trees with running water is our preferred habitat. The concept of shaping trees appears in literature and art, with...

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Gail Harland |
Monday, 27th January 2014

When the C-123 was shot down over Nicaragua in 1986 by the Sandinista guerillas, it left behind an American owned sister plane. This Fairchild C-123 was a part of one of the biggest political scandals in the 1980s.

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Flo Scott |
Friday, 24th January 2014

Three years ago I was diagnosed with Lupus SLE, an auto-immune disease where the immune system becomes overactive and starts attacking healthy tissues, resulting in painful muscles, tendons, joints and nerves. I am lucky in that so far it has not...

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Mari Korhonen |
Sunday, 19th January 2014

As its end of the season highlight in October, Vale da Lama (VDL) – a permaculture farm and educational centre located in the Algarve, on the south coast of Portugal – hosted two courses: a permaculture teacher training and a full Permaculture Design...

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Brett Scott |
Friday, 17th January 2014

The ecological systems of our planet are linked to every aspect of our daily lives. All the goods we consume are created from the earth's resources, through mining, deforestation and various other industries that extract materials, frequently whilst causing...