Tagged with Environment

The Future’s in the Bag

Or, to be more precise, it’s out of the bag. Last week saw the launch of the government’s Get a Bag Habit scheme, an attempt to get all of us thinking greener when it comes to that scourge of the city and the countryside, the ubiquitous plastic carrier bag. There’s more information available from the BA/PA … Continue reading

Message in the Sand: Now Out, Now Online

I can think of no more powerful and no more appropriate follow up to my Think Green: Shop Local post than the message of Charmaine Aserappa’s book, Message in the Sand, introduced here by Charmaine last month and, I’m delighted to say, finally published in the Philippines yesterday. I’ll post UK availability details when I have them.  The … Continue reading

Think Green: Shop Local

Today, I’d like to issue a new rallying cry for all bricks & mortar retailers, for all local shopkeepers: Think Green: Shop Local There’s nothing new about the idea of local shopping, of course; but if ever there was a time to emphasise our green credentials as local shops, this is it: the run up … Continue reading

Message in the Sand: Introducing A New Children’s Hero

I met Charmaine Aserappa at the church my wife, Sue, and I attended last weekend, St Francis of Assisi, Isleworth. Charmaine told me about her forthcoming book, Message in the Sand, and kindly sent me a pre-publication pdf copy. I loved it, both the story and the pictures: simply but powerfully told, boldly and beautifully illustrated, and I’m … Continue reading