Category Archives: Environment

A Norfolk Farm Walk – Garden Farm Produce

Yesterday Doug and I braved the steaming hot weather and spent several hours in a boiling car driving up to Dereham in Norfolk. There were a few occasions during those hours on the road when I wondered to myself – … Continue reading

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Summer talks in Essex

How are you? I don’t know about you but it seems to me that 2012 is flying by. I can’t believe it’s May already – you certainly couldn’t tell from the weather! As I write this there is a huge lake … Continue reading

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Energy Saving on BBC Breakfast

I got an urgent call out of the blue on Tuesday lunchtime from the Energy Saving Trust which I work with as their Green Voice of the UK. “The BBC want to do some filming with you about saving energy as temperatures … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea Salads – lettuce taste test

How are you doing? Hope you’re having a good summer. This week my other half Doug and I did something a bit different. We held a lettuce tasting session with my neighbour Nina and her daughter Ellie (as you do!). … Continue reading

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Meet the amazing Tracey Smith

It’s been a busy month on my Frugal Life blog for MSN. We’ve been coming up with all kinds of ideas on how to save money by eating the wild food that’s coming into season now, to how to enjoy … Continue reading

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Appearance at UK Aware Sat 26 March

  How are you doing? Hope you’re enjoying the little bit of sunshine (and dare I say it, fog, which we had here this morning) now that March is here. Time to start planting some seeds I think! As you … Continue reading

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