Others agree!

I’ve just read this interview below with Thich Nhat Hanh that I’d like to share. We have to start with ourselves, with what we are able to do, and be kind to ourselves for the things we can’t change yet. http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/zen-master-thich-nhat-hanh-love-climate-change?intcmp=239

We CAN do something about climate change

I went to see Chasing Ice on Sunday, about James Balog’s visionary quest to record the loss of global ice in photographs, clear proof that human beings have caused climate change. His photographs are both awesome and terrifying, cataloguing as they do the dramatic loss of glacial ice in the last few years compared with the last hundred, and the …

Musing on airtightness

Sitting here in the warmth looking out at a cold winter day with no sun, I’m thinking about airtightness and how important it is in buildings. Much of the lack of airtightness in buildings is caused by poor quality work, poor quality design and poor choice of materials. The cavity wall system is almost bound to fail simply because it’s …


This is where I’ll be writing about strawbaling and other things in 2013.