Are we happy? It’s a really difficult question to answer. Having suffered with clinical depression for most of my adult life, I probably find it more difficult than most. What makes us happy? In our society we are encouraged to think of success as the secret. Success in our academic life, success in our work … Continue reading Let’s Get Happy!
We’ve been tossing a few ideas around about our June resolution and decided that we need one that doesn’t cost anything so we’ve decided to: Re-join the library This may seem very trivial and insignificant but alongside it we will try very hard not to buy books for ourselves, especially new ones. We’re suckers for … Continue reading June’s Resolution
So how did April’s resolution go? To remind us, what it was: We had a water meter fitted Not very exciting but VERY environmental. We’re doing OK. it was fitted right at the end of March so we even had a bonus of £5 paid into our new account that we's paid for last year. … Continue reading How Did April Go?
Did you watch ‘The Age of Stupid’ on BBC4 last week? If not, PLEASE watch it. You won’t believe that it was made TEN years ago. It’s on BBC iPlayer until mid-May and is also available on iTunes, Google Play, Vimeo, Amazon Prime or on the Spanner Films website. All of the details can … Continue reading Stopping ‘The Age of Stupid’
Lent is over now and I have no doubt you are desperate to know how I got on. I have had a total of zero enquiries about it, so wait no longer! I didn't quite manage something every day, and I have to admit to a bit of cheating, where I perhaps sent two emails … Continue reading Lent Round-Up
It's time to come up with our project for May as part of the New Year's Resolution. This one is going to be difficult to measure but it's definitely a good idea. We're sorting out our draughty windows Boring but necessary! AS well as the boring replacement of ordinary windows, we are finally doing something … Continue reading May’s Resolution
As you know from my previous post on Bristol Recycling Transfer Station the recycling is sorted kerbside and into the lorry before being piled around the site. What happens to it next? Glass The glass collected at kerbside does not need to be sorted into colours – it goes to a re-processing plant in … Continue reading What Happens to our Recycling?