David Thorpe lives in the Dyfi Valley, mid-Wales and has been the News Editor of Energy an Environmental Management magazine for ten years, prior to that being Managing Editor and author at the Centre for Alterative Technology, where he edited The Whole House Book among many other titles. He writes a popular blog - The Low Carbon Kid - and for the Guardian online.
You have 87 seconds to save yourself from drowning. Can you?
A young woman in a strapless blue summer dress lies on the cobblestones next to the canal. With her eyes half open, it looks like she's had one too many Bacardi Breezers and is going to wake...[SEE MORE]