Monthly Archives: March 2009

Mooncup – Eco and Body friendly alternative to tampons

What is it? The Mooncup is a reusable menstrual cup around two inches long and made from soft silicone rubber. It is worn internally like a tampon but collects menstrual fluid rather than absorbing. Unlike tampons the Mooncup is not … Continue reading

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Depression Cooking with Clare who is 93 years of age

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Composting Toilet – A pleasant voyage

An Introduction Many people now know about composting toilets, particularly those in the alternative movement who are quite familiar with composting in their gardens, and who understand the advantages of recycling and simplification of our needs. But to the many … Continue reading

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Just to lighten up a little- An Engineer’s Guide to Cats

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Perfect Pasta – Orecchiette with greens

intermediate Serves: 4-6 Prep: 1 hr 15 min, plus resting dough and drying pasta Cook: 20 min Ingredients small handful of greens, such as broccoli raab, spring greens or chard, tough stalks removed, leaves sliced into bite-sized pieces extra virgin … Continue reading

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Acne

Anti- inflammatory and antiseptic gel. Used topically over a period of weeks it should alleviate the appearance and discomfort. Marigold, Lavender and Rose Geranium Gel 10 rose geranium flowers, with leaves and stems 8 marigold flowers 20 lavender flower heads … Continue reading

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Alternative Health made at Home – For Sore Eyes

In these days it is a good idea to look back to our past and start making our own remedies again. That way we are in charge of what goes in. Apart from that it is educational and environmentally friendly. … Continue reading

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