Why Fracking’s a Bad Idea

Why Fracking’s a Bad Idea

Hydraulic Fracturing – or ‘fracking’ is an intensive method of fossil fuel extraction which involves blasting tonnes of water, sand and chemicals into the ground to extract gas or oil. It happened in America (see the shocking documentary film Gasland and this post) and now my government want it to happen here. My prime minister is … Continue reading


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Donating Delights

I’ve just run back from the bank, beaming like a Cheshire Cat after donating £101 to Save the Arctic. Okay that’s not quite true, I didn’t run. I hate running. But the donation part is totally true! I know what you’re thinking: “Wow you’re generous! Also isn’t that a bit of a weird amount to give?”  Well let me … Continue reading