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Technical Ooops!!

Hi All, sorry for disappearing but I had problems beyond my control. It seems that the server my blog was hosted on went belly up – they just disappeared overnight last week! I have no idea what happened but my freind who put up this site for me on a server he was using lost…

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Monstrous Monsanto

I only found out this evening that Monsanto has bought up a huge seed company, Seminis, Inc., a leading Vegetable and Fruit Seed Company, making Monsanto the owners of the seed suppliers for 40% of American vegetable seed customers and 20% of the global customer base. That’s pretty scary news and I only found out…

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Wet and Windy

It’s a wet and windy night out there and it’s lovely! It’s a fairly westerly wind and for some reason it sounds lovely to me. We’ve had a few lovely days of sunshine and a few grand dry days, bright and grey but dry and it’s been really enjoyable to be able to go about…

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Back Again

Wow, it’s been ages since I’ve posted!  What have you all been up to? I have been helping out at an amazing week long workshop where eighteen guys were learning to build a wind turbine – how cool is that?  The workshop was organised by a locally based couple, the Leitrim Renewable Energy people Eirbyte. …