Farewell to the great artists

One of my greatest pleasures all through my life has been the art of the great batsmen - Hutton, Compton, Gower, May, Cowdrey, Viv Richards, Sobers, Pollock, Steve Waugh and a handful more. I've never quite been able to...

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Mycorrhiza to the rescue

Hi Tom, Will the below be of use? Rupert The FAO have stated that there are some 60 harvests left if soils are degraded at the current rate. To put this into figures, land area equating to a country the size of...

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A more impressive reply than the one from Sainsbury’s at least.

Dear Jane I admire the intellectual dexterity of your reply but I don’t think it answers my complaints. You omit to mention that paper bags can also be recycled and whereas plastic can usually be recycled no more than...

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Not actually going to do anything about it then

Dear Thomas Thanks for your email.  We share your concerns about the effects of carrier bags on the environment and, for a number of years, have been focusing on reducing, reusing and recycling plastic bags in all our stores. We know plastic...

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Dear Supermarket…

Dear Morrisons.  Yours is a wonderful shop but we are dismayed by the oceans of plastic packaging involved.  Are you doing anything about it?  More open bins?  Paper bags instead of plastic ones?  Yours sincerely. Thomas   Dear Tesco Yours is...

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The world is losing the battle against climate change

The world is losing the battle against climate change. According to Climate Action Tracker not a single major industrial nation is on course to keep to the agreement they made in 2015 in Paris. 2017 was the worst year...

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