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Cutting bottles is fun!

Cutting bottles is fun!

We throw away so many garbage that you just sometimes wonder… what ELSE can we do with our rubbish? Now take empty wine bottles for example. Do you know what you can do with them? When they are cut in half you can make: candle...
When the days are getting shorter

When the days are getting shorter

…begin the ‘fightback’ with some cool garden lighting (no cabling required!). The days are getting shorter, but this doesn’t automatically mean that you can’t sit out in the evening and have a nice glass of...
Sol Cinema: World’s smallest solar cinema!

Sol Cinema: World’s smallest ...

Now here is one of my solar favorites. Sol Cinema: an 1972 caravan recycled into a fully working solar-powered cinema! Complete with usherettes. Originally, this small cinema is a arts charity Undercurrents project. Power With the help of...
DIY refrigerator: keep it cool with the sun and a wet towel!

DIY refrigerator: keep it cool with...

A normal refrigerator operates on the principal that a boiling liquid takes heat away from its surroundings while it turns into gas. It’s like when you’re sweating: it cools you off. But how to keep your food and drinks cool...
Solar powered pest & animal control

Solar powered pest & animal co...

Get rid of nature, the natural way….! Why don’t my neighbours lock their creatures or tie them to a stake in their own garden! A question I find myself asking lots of time when I again find poop in my yard… I mean poop...
iPod (or other MP3 players) solar charger!

iPod (or other MP3 players) solar c...

Time at the beach! Aaaaaaah….. enjoying life with your MP3 player but then… Aaaaaaargh! battery’s gone. Now you have to listen to children running, falling, crying around and mothers running, falling, shouting around....
DIY solar shower, how to make a sunpowered shower!

DIY solar shower, how to make a sun...

When you live in the countryside like me, and have a corner of your garden left somewhere, and have some privacy, you can make your own solar shower! I was searching the net for some shower ideas and inspiration and was surprised to see...
Solar fairy lights and how to repair them

Solar fairy lights and how to repai...

You know IKEA had some time ago very nice solar lights for outside. I bought a couple of those fairy lights. Inside are LEDs and they give pretty good light I must say… Don’t forget to put the panels in the sun. I did…....