the world according to the curiously-inclined & the easily fascinated

Month: April 2017

On plastic pebbles, micro pollution and going zero waste

On plastic pebbles, micro pollution and going zero waste

  Plastic is hard to recycle, does not decompose and is energy-intensive to produce. Why, then, is it the main material used for disposable packaging and other single-use purposes? This week’s Snippets post was inspired by a rather eye-opening experience I recently had whilst volunteering […]

Why We All Need To Be Polymaths

Why We All Need To Be Polymaths

Polymath (n.) ˈpɒlɪmaθ | A person of great and varied learning Throughout school and university, I worked a variety of summer jobs, from NHS admin work, to teaching, to legal work experience, and even the territorial army. I didn’t know what I wanted to do but I […]