Eco Foklore, Greenwashing and Misunderstandings

Since I’ve been writing this blog I’ve learned a lot about the difference between the theory of sustainable living and the reality. In our increasingly interconnected world nothing is straightforward and the distance between us and the nexus of events makes it so distinguish truth from spin. It’s a greenwashers dream!  This might be whyContinue reading “Eco Foklore, Greenwashing and Misunderstandings”

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 veryContinue reading “Our Christmas 2017”

Sustainable Ethical Shoes in Europe 2020

I find buying sustainable, ethical shoes in Ireland an absolute nightmare. It seems that either you go for vegan plastic or biodegradable leather. I’ve know canvas shoes are in vogue at the moment and I’d happily chance a pair of canvas trainers in showery Ireland but not a pair of canvas pumps – too risky!Continue reading “Sustainable Ethical Shoes in Europe 2020”

Sustainable Ethical Zero-Waste Make-up

I’m no longer a big wearer of make-up but if you’re into your cosmetics and wanted less harmful options here’s a list of sustainable ethical makers to consider. Just to note, I am not a chemist or a scientist so I’ve had to take claims of ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ at face value (pardon the pun).Continue reading “Sustainable Ethical Zero-Waste Make-up”