THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Jan26

Positive News – Changing The News For Good

Want to give you a heads up on a magazine we read a lot – Positive News. They provide some wonderful articles, that are great quality and full of interesting ideas you may not have come across before. It is similar to how we feel about the writing of the Earth Friendly Gardener, that of giving voice to notions the would otherwise remain hidden. Unlike the US administrations ‘alternative facts’, at Positive News you are told what is, in context, meaning you can then use your own brain to decide what you feel is right or wrong. Our favourite writer …

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Sep07

Earth Friendly Products

Earth Friendly Products

What are Earth Friendly Products? We have never come across a definition of earth friendly products, so we have to suggest to you our own version. Do you agree? Earth friendly products are defined by being made of recycled, or recyclable material, or that promote or are intended for use in ways that tread lighter upon the earth. There, that about sums it up for us. Let us know via Facebook or Twitter if you think that is too simple…   Earth friendly products all seem to have certain characteristics about them. For example, they tend to be: Handmade or …

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Aug26

Arnold Schwarzenegger & Climate Change

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Just before Christmas last year, Arnold Schwarzenegger (of Mr Universe, Terminator, Governor of California fame… you’ve heard of him, right?) posted a short essay on Facebook about climate change. It was titled: I don’t give a **** if we agree about climate change   A fantastic, emotive title, but even better is what he had to say in the post – he refused to spend the time debating with naysayers who didn’t believe in climate change. Just took this waste of time and energy arguing about ‘the facts’  right out of the equation. “To use one of the four-letter words …

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