Month: Nov 2018

Bioregional and BedZED

Didn’t expect to see the father of our lavender project (Pooran – in video) feature in our enviromental course but he also co-founded BedZED – sustainable community project near Carshalton/Wallington/Beddington. Bioregional I haven’t been but know people who have been involved. Will try and…

Carbon Footprint and offsetting – flights to/from and within Russian Federation

I have mixed views on carbon offsetting but for example purposes – based on recent travel. Aeroflot have a useful carbon calculator (in English as well): https://m.aeroflot.ru/ru-en/co2/calculator London – Moscow¬† one way (258.07 kg) Moscow to Irkutsk one way (246.32kg) So return flights from…

Carbon Footprint calculations 2/2 UK public transport

I looked at flights then also how to get to airport, whether public transport or taxi better for 30 mile/48 kilometre trip, according to mix of calculator and distances via https://distance.to Rail only to airport – approx 4.5 kg Bus – London area –…

Carbon Footprint calculations post 1 of 2

We are doing several for our course at the moment, there is an in-course calculator, also NEF UK example, but for outside UK, can use the Carbon Footprint.There are limitations with calculators, at the moment the recommended UK CF is 14.2 / 14.6 depending…

Quick pit stop in Brighton this pm

autumn days with sunset at 4pm, quick glance at park with Royal pavilion

David Bailey – warmth and humanity at its finest

Cathy Augustine for KONP has written a lovely tribute. David was a nurse for 35 years, he had cancer with a prognosis of a year left to live but carried on nursing and campaigning in Oxfordshire who cared so much: