Category Archives: Environment

Too hot? Too cold?

A guest post by Bob Rich Don’t reach for the thermostat yet. You can save a huge amount of electricity, gas, firewood or whatever your temperature-control energy source is and yet live a good life. Let me tell you a … Continue reading

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Earth Day ft. The Candy

Originally posted on Fat Guy Workout:
This image is made by The candy as a sweet gesture Today is Earth Day and I am bringing you a very special blog to draw your attention to this important day. I will…

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Happy 🌎 Earth 🌍 Month 🌏

Spring has sprungThe grass is rizI wonder where dem boidies is?Some say da boid is on da wingBut dat’s absoid –I always thought da wing was on da boid… My Dad (1927–2012) 10 ways you can shape a brighter future … Continue reading

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The greatest weapon in the green warrior’s arsenal

tl;dr: Just Say No. From birth to puberty, a hamster doubles its weight each week. If it didn’t stop when mature, as animals do, and continued to double on its first birthday, we would be staring at a nine billion … Continue reading

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Using leaf appropriation to tackle the climate crisis

Readers of my wibblettes over the years may have got the impression that I’m not exactly a fan of advertising (and that would be right). Even when such ‘communications’ give an honest portrayal of the product or service on offer, … Continue reading

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Let’s Play: Spot the Poop

I clearly need to up my gameMy rant has not got through.My walks of late have been the same:Strewn with dogshit poo. What is it with these low-life shits?They care not for their home.I’d like to rend them into bitsThen … Continue reading

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Spring has almost sprung – and the bees need our help!

Just yesterday (as I write this, on 04Mar2022) a ginormous bumblebee buzzed past me, and said, “Spring is coming!” Well, not literally, but the message was clear. It reminded me of the fact that ‘our’ planet’s bee population is in … Continue reading

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On the self-righteous litter-picker (me)

I collected two more bags of trashOn my walk today.Stuff folk, unthinking, careless,Chose to throw away‡Into hedgerows on the public pathOblivious of the aftermath. ‡’Away’ is, to me, a foreign landIt’s not a place I’d like to liveIt’s dirty, smelly, … Continue reading

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My dirty new hobby

A ‘haipu’, by yours truly: I have a new hobby: Collecting gifts on my walks… Dogshit in plastic. I embarked upon a new hobby recently: taking photographs of the little presents the local dog-owners have left for me to find … Continue reading

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An update on how we’re handling the climate crisis

Overpopulation is a problem, but it’s not the biggest problem. The biggest problems are: 1) serious inequity in terms of the emissions generated by the most wealthy and 2) serious incompetence and corruption on the part of governmental institutions – most of which are in thrall to those in (1) Continue reading

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