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Ten reasons why we should ALL boycott BP

BP's Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig on fire - April 2010

Most people probably don’t need further reasons…

… but for the undecided among you here is a list of ten compelling reasons why all of us should step up to the plate and boycott BP:-

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Happy Birthday Jacques Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Today is the 100th birthday of Jacques Cousteau.

Few men have led lives as rich and full as his was; naval officer, explorer, ecologist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher, Cousteau studied the sea and all forms of life in water. He co-developed the aqua-lung and pioneered marine conservation, sharing his fascination of oceanic life in all it’s rich and diverse forms with the world, in the reams of film he and his crews produced and broadcast around the globe for over 50 years.

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A year in Bramshill

In the last few weeks, life has been crazy busy, especially in relation to work; both the work I’m currently doing and the volume of work being offered to me.

I recently pontificated about this to a degree, but since then I’ve received two offers of RedDot work, both based in London and paying a rate that makes me salivate even now.

And I turned them both down.

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Living Rainforest photos

Living Rainforest photo gallery

Somethimes a picture really is worth 1000 words, so here is a short photo gallery of shots from our recent visit to the Living Rainforest, near Hampstead Norreys in Berkshire.


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