Easy Low-Waste Easter Crafts

This post may seem frivolous given the state of the natural world, and it kinda is, but that’s my intention. Some of the sustainable living blogs I follow can be quite depressing, not through any fault of the author, just simply because if you’re concerned about the climate crisis the reality is quite scary. IContinue reading “Easy Low-Waste Easter Crafts”

Have Yourself a Merry Eco Party 2021

A lovely aspect of the Christmas season is the impetus to spend time with those we care about. I often think it’s strange that we wait until the busiest time of the year to do this. It’d be nice if we started the new year with a plan not to leave it until next DecemberContinue reading “Have Yourself a Merry Eco Party 2021”

Sustainable Ethical Barbeques 2021

This post was originally written after our estate had its third Streetfeast; a great event spearheaded by two civic-minded neighbours.  Streetfeast is a nationwide initiative to encourage neighbours to share food and time with one another once a year, normally in June. At our first Streetfeast all the tableware was disposable, which was all putContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Barbeques 2021”

Sustainable Ethical Weddings 2021

I have a confession to make; my guilty pleasure is the TV programme ‘Say Yes to the Dress’. I don’t know why, buying a really expensive dress to wear for one day is the height of single-use consumerism. Maybe it’s just the silliness of it all. It’s pure escapism, and for someone who’s uber pragmaticContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Weddings 2021”

Love is in the Air for 2021

You may think that Valentines is just another excuse to get us spending money, and you’d be right, but it doesn’t have to be. I heard something a long time ago that stuck with me. Love is spending time and energy to make someone’s day better. It might be ironing a shirt for them whenContinue reading “Love is in the Air for 2021”