5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
This account of a self-build eco project in London is warmly written and dare I say even poetic at times. As the first reviewer here already mentioned, it reads very well from cover to cover as a diary but is also useful to dip into about a particular topic to refresh your memory.
The book isn't intended as a thorough exploration of the physics and scientific calculations for building an ecohouse, but there are still useful summaries of the best practices and materials to use for anyone who wants to get a quick insight into how an ecohouse can be designed.
The author and partner obviously have a real passion for design and when the going gets tough dont compromise… Read more
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
First time I heard Toots (this CD compilation version) was a Sunday morning sometime in April. I had been for a coffee with the new girl in our shared house. We came home, I made lunch, she put on Toots loud on my big Mission Speakers, the sun was shining and we both pottered around spring cleaning the flat. This CD immediately made me happy.
For me, my favourite song is Time Enough for the bittersweet beautiful refrains and backing vocals.
Consequently, the CD has shaped my summer well, me and said girl went to see them live in London for her birthday in June. It was ace. I suppose personally it will always make me think of her but I cant stress how amazing nearly every song on… Read more