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Frustrations with Technology

For a while now we’ve been having a nightmare with TalkTalk who provide our broadband and clearly we’re not alone. So finally after months of hassle (the main reason why I’ve not posted as much as I otherwise might have done) we’re switching provider to

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Another piece in the puzzle

Finally we’re getting our church account switched from one High Street Lender to a more ethical alternative. For the co-op’s ethical policy read this. It feels good to keep slotting pieces of the puzzle into place, it’s like having an ethical infrastructure to your life.

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An ethical news day

Lots of stories today to make you ponder. Should I fly on holiday or not? Then read this. What about whether to shop at supermarkets? Then consider this and one on war and peace. Another one on the environment this time from the US. Is

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Where to shop?

As a Christian I really want the way I live to have consistency, no Sunday only behaviour for me, well that’s the theory. So right now I’m considering the whole issue of where I buy my food and household items and so that puts supermarkets

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Can't beat em join em

Well I’m off to hug a tree. You wait for ages for supermarkets to do something responsible then two come along at once. If Marks & Spencer’s green announcement wasn’t enough then Tesco have followed suit with this package of green measures. The only thing

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Blogger problems

Sorry for the lack of posts but getting this message constantly “Could not connect to Blogger.com. Saving and publishing may fail. Test connection now.” Grrr. Will try and resolve it so I can post more regularly. If anyone knows why it happens…pleeeease tell me

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At last a responsible supermarket?

Sometimes life can be a bit confusing can’t it? I’m reading ‘Shopped’ by Joanna Blythman which is a pretty damning (let me revise that), utterly damning report on the damage the control of supermarkets is having on our nations health, economy and culture. M and

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iPhone fuss

Just read an article about the hype of the iphone and down near the bottom of the page with the obligatory reader comments was this one from Charlie Pank, Edinburgh “Steve Jobs said “It’s like having your life in your pocket”. Does the man not