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Smart Businesses Can Now Eco Clean

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Smart Businesses Can Now Eco Clean

Smart Businesses Can Now Eco Clean.

Weather, Climate and ACTION

There has been a lot of ‘Weather’ around the world in the last few months hasn’t there?  Freezing conditions across much of the US; baking hot down in Australia; even wetter and windier than usual and for longer here in the UK and that horrendous hurricane in the Philippines. But why oh why oh why … Continue reading

2014 – A Great Year for Wikaniko

2014 – A Great Year for Wikaniko.

New Home – Eco Home?

With luck and a fair wind, we will be the proud owners of a ‘new-to-us’ house next week.  The house is about 60 years old and the décor needs some love & attention. Eco-decorating is getting easier, but it is still a minefield trying to work out what is best for us, the environment and … Continue reading

The Joys of Bleeding! Re-usable pads, Cotton tampons and pads & Mooncups

The Joys of Bleeding! Re-usable pads, Cotton tampons and pads & Mooncups.

Shopping & Saving with Wikaniko

Shopping & Saving with Wikaniko.

Favourite NE Outdoor Haunts: Plessey Woods

Plessey Woods is a mixture of semi-natural ancient woodland and meadows alongside the River Blyth on the outskirts of Bedlington (yes that is where the Bedlington Terrier comes from).  It has a car park, cafe (open weekends and school holidays) and a small play area.  You can get there by bus from Newcastle too. This is … Continue reading

Energy Dilemma – Heating vs Drier?

With four of us in the family now and with Chimp being quite a sicky baby requiring at least 2 changes a day, the washing piles up. The weather is not at all conducive to outdoor drying (though I did get one load out on the weekend when it was very windy) being cold, damp … Continue reading

Fat for Birds

Winter is descending from the north this weekend, so I have been making some home-made fat-balls for our garden birds. I use fat from the grill – a mix of meat fat collected over a few weeks in an old hummous pot.  It is best not to use any burnt fat as this is not … Continue reading