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Make your life a shade greener… and a shade cheaper

Posted by Kate on November 14th, 2012 at 9:46am

Have you explored solar energy recently? There have been all sorts of developments in recent years and the technology has come along in leaps and bounds. As a result thousands of people are saving impressive amounts of dosh on their energy bills after having solar panels fitted. While the Government’s FIT scheme will eventually end,…read more


Save money on energy – Make pasta without actually ‘cooking’ it!

Posted by Kate on June 14th, 2012 at 8:56am

 Gas and electricity are so horribly expensive right now that anything you can do to cut the cost helps. It’s highly unlikely prices will drop significantly in future, as fossil fuel reserves run inexorably lower. So it’s great to find a simple yet very clever gadget that cooks perfect pasta without a pan! I bought…read more


Save money on energy part 4 – Cutting costs in the bathroom

Posted by Kate on January 18th, 2012 at 10:06am

Here’s the last in our series about saving money on energy room by room: saving energy in the bathroom and loo. Add all this up and you’ll save a decent wedge. First, let there be light! Daylight bulbs are perfect in the bathroom because they’re low energy and because they throw out a clear, bright…read more


Saving energy in your kitchen – Part 2 of our room-by-room guide

Posted by Kate on January 9th, 2012 at 9:18am

The kitchen is most people’s most energy-heavy room, stuffed full of appliances. There’s your cooker, microwave, slow cooker, grilling machine, sandwich toaster, washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, freezer, fridge, oven, hob, grill, radiators… all gobbling up expensive electricity and gas. So how can you save money on energy in the kitchen without making…read more


Saving money on energy in your living room – Part one of our energy saving winter special

Posted by Kate on January 6th, 2012 at 9:25am

Our monthly combined gas and electricity direct debit just went up from £91 to £170. In circumstances like these every tiny energy saving idea counts! This year, with energy prices higher than ever, we’re going to get down to the home energy saving nitty gritty on a room-by-room basis. Here’s 15 mini energy saving ideas for…read more

Save money on energy with DIY wall and floor insulation

Posted by Kate on March 18th, 2011 at 8:50am

Carpeting is back in fashion big-style. As are big, thick, colourful rugs. The bonus? They’re both great at making your home cosier and saving cash on energy. Here’s how. You might already have a fitted carpet. But it’s horribly tatty and stained and you’re in the market for new one. See if it’s possible to lay your new carpet over the…read more

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I live just outside Brighton, high up on the South Downs, with my husband Tony and our three cats.

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