Monthly Archives: March 2010

Off grid hydroponics

For the last couple of years we have been playing with hydroponics and auto-watering (e.g. see here).  We don’t have mains power in the greenhouse, and though I could put it in, it seemed fun to play with running it … Continue reading

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Best LED GU10 lights – the winner is flourescent (no, now its LED)

Our kitchen has 20 GU10 downlight fittings, with 35W bulbs in.  So, 700W, costing about 7p/hour to run (and of course all the carbon emissions that go with it) – and fairly frequently one of the bulbs fails.  With LED … Continue reading

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A new meal every day

Late last year, Sa decided that we were having too many meals that were, well the same as ones we had loads of times before .. and to many that were ‘well, what have we got in’ as well.  So, … Continue reading

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