Review of 2017

Before I set off with my new year’s resolutions for 2018 it’s worth taking stock of how last year’s experiments went. I’ve always tried to live sustainably but it wasn’t until 2017 that I had the time and energy to invest in it. At first i was overwhelmed by the conflicting information out there andContinue reading “Review of 2017”

Our Christmas 2017

Well I had, and am continuing to have, a wonderful Christmas. I’ve purposely done less preparing this year and it’s paid off in terms of lots of downtime to slob around the house in my PJ’s eating lots of delicious cheese and chocolate and binge-watching Christmas TV and movies. I am generally a very activeContinue reading “Our Christmas 2017”

Making our Trip to Cornwall as Sustainable as possible

It would be wrong for me to label this trip as sustainable, because we flew, and we all know just how unsustainable that it. Flying practically wipes out all your carbon savings from living a low-waste life. I’ve made my peace with this. We tried the ferry, but after one of the most horrendous crossingsContinue reading “Making our Trip to Cornwall as Sustainable as possible”

Cleaning with Food-grade Cleaning Ingredients

When we’re doing our spring cleaning there’s no need to use all those nasty chemicals to clean effectively. You’d be surprised at just how little you need to clean your house effectively, and how most of what you need is probably already in your kitchen cupboards. After years of trials and tests here’s a runContinue reading “Cleaning with Food-grade Cleaning Ingredients”