Leeds Carnival

Aug 26, 2013 Comments Off on Leeds Carnival by

The sun shone brightly and so did all the troupes and spectators who participated in the 46th Leeds Carnival. 46th Leeds Carnival Gallery Leeds West Indian Carnival The Leeds Carnival is the longest running West Indian carnival in Europe. It started in 1967 and has grown from strength to strength with people of all ages […]

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Water for food production

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on Water for food production

Water for use in agriculture Water is used to make every product on Earth. As a consequence, all factories, businesses and all business sectors depend on it in some way. Water, energy and food are intrinsically linked as water is needed to produce the power/energy required for food production. Marks & Spencer is working with […]

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How we use Water

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on How we use Water

Water is essential to feed the world In many developing nations, over 90% of the water is used for irrigation. Hence, we need more water-efficient irrigation technologies urgently! 70% of the world’s water resources are needed for food production! Producing food for the burgeoning world population will require 50% more freshwater. Increasing competition for water […]

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Merry Christmas

Dec 25, 2011 Comments Off on Merry Christmas

I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” Charles Dickens (1812-1870) From ‘A Christmas Carol’. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all!  

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Allergies are a pain

Nov 29, 2011 Comments Off on Allergies are a pain

Recently I helped out with a DIY decorating job. With my limited skills, I was barely useful but was able to help move things, clean up, and pass the required tools and materials. When the carpets were removed I was surprised to see what was lurking underneath. After years of being trodden on, the underfloor […]

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