Category Archives: domestic

Going back to firewood

Our heat pump reached the end of its life last year.  25 years old, which is better than expected.  It will cost £15,000 to replace.  At our age, in our 80s, not worth doing. So, we are using electric radiators … Continue reading

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Forgotten Clothing: Hip Scarves

I am becoming less convinced about conventional thinking about keeping ourselves warm. Here is a example from the No Tech Magazine: Forgotten Clothing: Hip Scarves

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Think of your car as a home power supply on wheels

Copied from The Conversation Think of your car as a home power supply on wheels. Can my electric car power my house? Not yet for most drivers, but vehicle-to-home charging is coming Published: March 29, 2022 1.35pm BST Author Seth … Continue reading

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Discretionary and Essential Heating: Our Homes or Ourselves?

During the next decade of de-growth and declining prosperity, some of the things we regard now as essential will become discretionary. How we used to live, day-to-day, at home is an example.   Until the early 1960s, I lived in houses … Continue reading

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A path of reason, part two: PUTTING IT TOGETHER – HOUSEHOLDS AND THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM

Tim Morgan’s latest blog

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