Tag Archive for 'The Greenhouse'

Fire resistant straw bale buildings and zero waste restaurants

May 2nd, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO),  Australia’s National Science Agency, tested the fire resistance of a building with magnesium oxide board cladding and straw bale insulation. The building, which withstood temperatures of 1000° Celsius, was designed by Joost Bakker who said that straw is the biggest waste product on Earth.

A host of talent to participate in The inaugural Guernsey Literary Festival from 12 to 15 May 2011

April 25th, 2011 by Guernsey Literary Festival

Richard Fleming writes “The Guernsey Literary Festival takes place between 12 and 15 May and promises to be an exciting event, offering a wide choice of entertaining, amusing and thought-provoking activities that will appeal to both young and old alike. “A host of talent will be arriving on our shores to offer festival-goers a heady […]

The Guernsey Literary Festival runs from 12 to 15 May 2011

March 28th, 2011 by Guernsey Literary Festival

The Guernsey Literary Festival runs from 12 to 15 May 2011 at locations around Guernsey but centred in The Hub on the St Peter Port Market Terrace. Visiting speakers include Annie Barrows, author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, author & editor Tim Binding and president of the Oxford Poetry Society, Caroline […]