Star Navigation (Part One): Introduction

Navigating using the stars is thousands if not tens of thousands of years old, but even so I've heard it said by a few outdoor instructors recently that travelling at night is something that should be avoided if possible because of the potential to becoming lost, falling down something, over something or some other form of... Continue Reading →


Urine: Would you drink your own?

I have just been listening to the BBC Radio 4 programme, Costing the Earth: Feeding the Crops of the Future, where they discuss the emerging technologies that are being developed on how to extract urine from human waste at the toilet in order that is could potentially be used for the fertilisation of crops. It... Continue Reading →

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