Posts Tagged ‘Living simply’

My secret love – supermarket plastic bags Comments 0

Monday, April 9th, 2018
Richard Meadows - Plastic Bags

When you stop and think about it, the humble plastic bag is a remarkable triumph of technology. It costs a couple of cents to make, holds a thousand times its own weight, is waterproof, surprisingly durable, and 100 per cent recyclable. After carrying your groceries home, it might hold feijoas off the tree, your togs Read more

Pope Francis living simply Comments 1

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

One of the most arresting images published this year is of Pope Francis crossing a cobbled courtyard to enter the ornate Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. He wears the white papal vestments, accompanied by a cardinal, with a ceremonial Swiss guard nearby. He walks across red carpet from his car. But his conveyance is out of Read more