Our Sustainable Holiday in Clare, Ireland

One of our favourite haunt is Pure Camping on the Loop Head Peninsula in Clare. The camp is run by a friend of mine and I love it’s laid back atmosphere. The campsite is small and car free so it’s one of the few places that you can let kids roam unchecked and develop someContinue reading “Our Sustainable Holiday in Clare, Ireland”

Ethical Grocery Shopping

So as part of plastic free July I’ve been auditing our grocery shop and aiming to buy as much unpackaged, organic, locally-grown food as possible. It’s a real challenge to buy organic locally-grown items and sometimes you have to choose between locally-grown or organic from abroad*. Sometimes the switch has been very easy and justContinue reading “Ethical Grocery Shopping”

Basket Making at Tinahely Farm, Co Wicklow

I had an amazing time learning to make Baskets with Heike Kahle of Baurnafea Studio at Tinahely Farm. Not only was the setting, food and teacher fabulous, the group of 5 women were absolutely lovely and we talked about everything from fashion to politics. The day flew and I’m delighted with the basket i created!