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08 June 2010

Snug on a shoestring

The temperature has fallen to below zero. You're freezing. But you're a bit of a greenie and you don't want to hog too much electricity. Oh yes, and you're broke as well. What now?

Winter is here and you are freezing. You can't feel your feet and your nose feels as if it belongs to someone else. But for two reasons you don't want to switch on all seven of your bar heaters - you don't want scary electricity bills, and it's not a very green thing to do, what with our energy crisis and all. So what now?

Bedding down. Sort out your winter bedding. A brushed cotton sheet can work wonders on cold nights. Cover your duvet in the same fabric for a really cuddly winter. An underblanket can really make a huge difference. If you have to switch on your electric blanket (if you have one) remember to switch it off once you're in bed and warm.

 
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