China: Pingyao’s Ancient Streets

China: Pingyao’s Ancient Streets

Our second stop on the trip... Pingyao! We arrived on a high speed train from Beijing West on Saturday evening. The train took about four hours and passed through some very interesting landscapes. Some unbelievably pretty, others filled with high rises, factories and pollution. Pingyao is an ancient city steeped in Ming and Ding dynasty [...]

Top 10 Tips to Save Water This Summer

Top 10 Tips to Save Water This Summer

We've been having some great weather in the UK over the past few months (definitely not complaining!), however the lack of rainfall is putting pressure on our water supplies. This morning, while walking Barney, I noticed just how low the water levels are at Severn Trent's Staunton Harold Reservoir as well as how dry and [...]