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HomeEcConnect

Written by Jay Deagon @ HomeEcConnect

We could all use a little good news.  Many of us are aware of the sustainability challenges we face – but many of us may still wonder “what can I do about it?”.  HomeEcConnect is an online space to share hope, courage, practical initiatives and good news. We can do this by communicating and passing on the innovative, creative and inspiring ways that we are addressing our challenges as individuals and as a global home economics community.  Continue reading

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The end of the ultimate road trip.

I’ve spent a thoroughly enjoyable summer travelling all over England in the AGA Total Control van. I’ve loved waking up early in whichever room I am staying at the time, watching the sun rise across the fields which I drove past the day before, the thousands of miles stretching into the distance. I think about the patchwork of counties, towns and villages through which I travelled and replay the stories shared by customers during the previous week, the enthused accounts of how much they love their AGA. These good people may have entirely different backgrounds yet the one thing they share is how their cooker fits perfectly into their family life. I love seeing the excitement which washes over others when they tell me that they are having an AGA installed in their home. I particularly love helping with the buying process – they always swither over choosing the colour, but then there are eleven gorgeous shades to choose from. Continue reading

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A Tale of 2 Cities

Last week I took the AGA Total Control van to Country Warmth, an AGA distributor in picturesque North Yorkshire. I always love to visit that part of the country as the scenery is as breathtaking as any in the world. One of the few things I remember about studying, and I use that term loosely, English Literature in school was reading Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, with its vivid descriptions of moors, craggy hills and lush, green fields. It is one of the few places that I would take a detour just to refresh my memory of the views. Further, the people there are so genial and down to earth, as epitomised by those working at the family run Country Warmth and those who attended the demonstration. Continue reading