I wonder how many of you this year have visited a bookmakers and put on a bet for a ‘White Christmas’, not many I would imagine or maybe I’m completely wrong, one thing I do know however is as its more of a sure thing this year I can’t imagine any of them paying out. … Continue reading Dreaming of a White Christmas
I have heard this warning before in the last few years from conservationists but it appears now to be a more serious issue; the future supply of traditional English mistletoe is under threat. Why I hear you say; mistletoe thrives in established apple orchards and if you follow conservation then you will know that our … Continue reading No more kissing under the mistletoe!!
Go was launched roughly three years ago and the overall aim was to make everything more accessible and easier for students. Specifically access to their Mail, File Storage, Discussion, Community, Library and Blackboard. I would say over all Go has been a fabulous success, we have developed it a great deal over the past three years, improving it … Continue reading Go Success
The History The ‘Christmas Pudding’ or ‘Plum Pudding’ has long been an old favourite, steeped in tradition and history. The pudding as we know it today comes from the Victorians but it surprisingly emerged as far back as the 1420s, not as a desert but as an early form of preserving meat! The meat was … Continue reading Have we finally gone Christmas pudding mad!
"Electronic waste" can be defined as all secondary computers, electronics, mobile phones, and other items such as television sets and refrigerators, whether sold, donated, or no longer wanted by their original owners. E-waste is one of the fastest growing types of waste, much of it ends up dumped in Africa and Asia. Take a look … Continue reading Electronic Waste or e-waste
Liverpool city centre is to have the city’s Greenest most environmentally friendly Christmas tree ever to celebrate the city’s Year of the Environment. The project comes after the city has basked in the lime light as European City of Culture and also enjoyed its Bicentennial celebrations. Thursday 19th November 2009 saw Liverpool's greenest Christmas tree … Continue reading Green is the new White!