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Chicken with pine nuts, raisins and saffron and a potato, orange and fennel salad Originally uploaded by Andrew K Brown. From the Casa Moro cookbook. This was relatively easy to cook – the salad was trickier than the chicken – … Continue reading

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good advice on solar panels

If the political diversity of Lewisham politics isn’t your cup of tea you may not be a reader of Sue’s blog and in which case you’ll have missed what I thought was an excellent post on how to go solar … Continue reading

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windows live writer

This is just me messing about with the Window’s Live toolbar. So far it looks like there are a few nice features, who knows whether it’ll be enough to keep me away from Firefox. In case you’re wondering the photo … Continue reading

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pensions reform blog

With David Miliband’s blog getting considerable attention I thought it might be worth spreading a bit of bloglove to the other Ministerial blog, the Pensions Reform blog, which doesn’t seem to have taken off just yet. Despite the fact I … Continue reading

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food miles

Max makes a point about food miles in the comments here: I am very concerned by the air-miles of food and I am trying not to buy any food coming from the other side of the world. Any effort to … Continue reading

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¬† Being a bit of a sci-fi nerd this sort of thing¬†appeals to me: The idea of balloons flying low and slow over alien landscapes appeals to researchers like Wolfgang Fink, a physicist and visiting associate at the California Institute … Continue reading

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ladywell in bloom?

One of my local councillors, Sue Luxton, points out that the hanging baskets are up and makes this suggestion: The long-awaited hanging baskets were put up in Ladywell Rd on Friday – they look good, I hope we can have … Continue reading

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Reuse water

Reuse water Originally uploaded by Andrew K Brown. As someone who tries to leave as small a footprint as I can, without becoming too po faced about it, I was delighted to get some advice from the Council about reusing … Continue reading

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