Monthly Archives: September 2012

Foreign Takeover!

I can’t remember when I first heard about Himalayan balsam.  It was certainly a good few years ago, but I don’t remember it as a child.  Now it’s difficult to miss, and available across much of the country, particularly in … Continue reading

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Appropriate technology and peak precision

I’ve just spent a very full weekend at CAT Conference.  No, not a study of everything feline, but the conference for members of the Centre for Alternative Technology at Machynlleth in mid-Wales. CAT was set up in the 1970s, when ‘alternative … Continue reading

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