As we meander around in a bluebell wood with a basket bursting with recently foraged mushrooms, I feel like a child again. I grew up in the city so bluebell woods are not an intrinsic part of my childhood memories. Yet on entering them, this is how I feel, lilac blue stretching as far as I can see amongst the trees. It fills me with calm, with hope and with wonder.Read More
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Bacteria are bad - right? Or is it our incessant anti-bacterial warfare that is the real risk?
Have you ever heard of triclosan, a common anti-bacterial agent used in a frightening array of consumer products, from the anti-bacterial gels so prevalent in public places these days to cosmetics, kitchen products, clothes and even paint? No? I hadn't either, until recently.Read More