For cereal and porridge, I’ve had to swap from soya milk to rice milk, which is much more drinkable. And I’ve had to allow myself one cup of tea with real milk per morning, as I couldn’t finish a mugful made with either soya or rice milk, and… Continue reading
The RSPCA Birmingham Animal Centre has created a playground heaven for the ferrets in their care….cue some gratuitous footage of ferrets enjoying their new home.
My favourite bit is around 2:20 when there are no fewer than five ferrets in a bucket of sand, digging for Australia.
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Chris Packham got all kinds of flack for his controversial suggestion this week that the giant panda should be allowed to die out naturally and “with a degree of dignity”. The panda is a weak species, he claims, and we should let evolution take its course:
“Here is a species that, of its own accord, has gone down an evolutionary cul-de-sac….unfortunately it’s big and cute and a symbol of the World Wide… Continue reading
Eavesdropping on the Tube yesterday, I overheard an alarming fact that made me almost choke on my strawberry yogurt smoothie. A girl was telling her friend how she’d recently given up cows’ milk, after finding out “it’s full of pus and blood and all sorts”.
Normally I take the bus, which is pretty energy-efficient in its own right. Using the Carbon Tracker on my iPhone, (I won’t get started on my Ode to the iPhone again) I’ve worked out that my journey to work, which is about 4km, generates 0.2kg of CO2… Continue reading
Naomi Campbell has been up to her old fur-wearing tricks again, with photos just revealed from a photo shoot for Dennis Basso. In the photos, she poses in Basso’s Russian sable coats, which can cost up to $200,000.