Category Archives: Energy Consumption

How we live, travel, eat, sleep, keep warm or cool, all depends on some form of energy. How can we find our way to use less of it?

Where’s my pump?

Hello everyone, Hope all is well. I met Joel yesterday and had to share his idea with the wider world. Bike geeks stay tuned!! Finally bringing the frame bike pump to market and his ideas on self-sufficient cycling are definitely … Continue reading

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Locked down, but the doors are wide open!!!

Hello all, I am pretty sure this finds everyone in a place, or state of mind, you never dreamed you would have been in about two months ago. When I was writing my latest book, Cycling off the Cliff… and … Continue reading

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Whiling away the miles!

Hello all, Want some inspiration for a bit of adventure? Well Harry surely inspired me. His story is pretty impressive. For his first extended cycle tour he definitely gave himself a challenge, and all for a good cause! How cool … Continue reading

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Marching for the planet!!

Our future is looking a little bit brighter after the world wide march for the climate on March 15th. I went down to listen to what the students had to say. Here is what it looked like on the streets … Continue reading

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The Adventure Continues!

We are still moving slowly along in our 6 wheeled camping car that we have christened Janey-Rae. As we roll along the small bi-ways of the Northeast at 40-50 mph (64-80 kph) she doesn’t guzzle the gas too badly. We recently … Continue reading

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Protected Beauty Spot – Planet Earth

  When we look at our tiny planet in our mind’s eye as a giant inexhaustible resource  that we can constantly drain on all it gives, and throw our waste onto its surface with no thought of the consequences of … Continue reading

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Permaculture – A Sustainable Answer

What is the question? How can we incorporate all aspects of our modern lifestyles into an interesting way forward that respects the planet, those we share it with, and ourselves? From transport to planting gardens, Locky briefly explains this Australian concept … Continue reading

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Why Corporations Suck (the humanity out of us).

I have always been a fan of small businesses. When I grew up we called many of the shops we went into by the owner’s name. There was Vinny’s Pizza, Mike’s Deli, Artie’s Candy Store and Larry’s Butcher to name … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone & The West – not far away, but worlds apart.

Hello everyone. In this short photo essay flit between the two worlds of the developed west, and Sierra Leone, Western Africa. Not far away from each other, but in many ways worlds apart. Enjoy – Like – Share – Post … Continue reading

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New York City Speaks.

Hello everyone. The city that is near and dear to my heart just saw me fall deeper in love. Come walk the streets with me and meet the people and see the streets that make this city great! It’s a … Continue reading

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