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Day 79

Tuesday 19th May

Heading off to the East Coast, via the Tasman Highway, along the way we saw Blue Lake sign so thought we’d check it out for a camping spot, but didn’t feel comfortable but the lake was an incredible sight, the turquoise waters are we have been told are because of the tin mining there and the chemicals they used to extract the tin. 38 more words


Cornish Escape, Jan 2015

After a very busy six weeks of intensive gallery coverage over December and the New Year period, with literally just three days off throughout so that the gallery was open to Wales visitors, Jan and I finally grabbed a week off and raced down to Cornwall for some much needed rest and relaxation. 442 more words


UK: Treliver planning to mine the seabed for tin

Treliver Minerals aiming to restart Cornish tin

James Perkins | | Mining Innovation News

Treliver Minerals, a Cornish mining company, is in the process of applying for the right to survey a portion of the Cornish seabed for underwater tin resources and determine if the metal can be extracted commercially. 344 more words

Environmental Impact

Apple : To Die For!!

Below is an amazing story about Apple by the BBC. Apple is apparently (as you will read) “deeply offended” by the program showing children mining the tin for Apple’s production, and Apple even admit to visiting the site and were appalled. 199 more words

Lipstick palms on Phuket…of botany and the verve of Jack

“Do you think someone plants all those ferns in the palm trees?” I ask Jo as we paddle idly in the pool.  Another day of writing was complete and we were now cooling off after a massage in the nearby ‘massage studio’… 2,502 more words


Earth Focus: Tainted Tin: The Deadly Cost of Smart Phones

Tin is an ore used as a soldering alloy in the production of mobile phones, computers, gaming consoles, and other electronics. Tin mining has a major negative impact on the lives of the people where it occurs as well as their environment. 43 more words

Windows in Truro

I was in Truro last week waiting outside a coffee shop for a friend and when I looked up I saw a photo op! I thought I would submit it to Dawn’s “ 76 more words