Quote of the Month

In the Work section of The Guardian recently, a businessman from the Geek Squad was describing the pledges he asks his IT problem-solving employees to sign up to when they join. I thought they were great and would love more people in service industries to adopt this attitude. My favourites were: “I will assume every …

In Praise Of Eggs

I eat a lot of eggs. I think they are great protein, filling and the ultimate fast-food. Here, then, are some of my favourite ways to use them…   As a Wrap Simply make a thin plain or herb omelette by whisking an egg or two, swirling it thinly around the pan, much as you …

Suncare Products

I know, I know. Not been much call for them recently. But some of you I know are planning Autumn and Winter breaks. So, having thought that the AMB new range is admittedly excellent, but also quite pricey, I have decided to stock more of the great Green People range. We have been doing the …

Brown mascara

Many of you have been asking for a brown mascara, and regrettably, AMB don’t do one in the new make-up range. However, as always, I have been on the trail of a replacement. I have found a really nice one from Lavera. Even a little bit cheaper at £9.90. So, I have now added it …

SOLAR POWER FROM SAHARAN SUN COULD PROVIDE EUROPE’S ELECTRICITY

How’s this for fascinating? An area the size of Wales in the vast expanse of the Saraha could one day generate enough solar energy to supply all Europe's electricity, said Arnulf Jaeger-Walden of the European Commission's Institute for Energy.  Scientists are calling for a huge series of solar farms to be built. Guardian 23.7.08