So the early part of this week, I was constantly refreshing my phone waiting for the Hermes update on my delivery. Was it the latest designer handbag? Nope. A brand new cutting edge gadget? Ohh no. It was... TOILET PAPER! I can't really remember when I became someone skipping to the door to answer a … Continue reading Sustainable Toilet Paper: First Impressions
Finally, 2017 has come to an end. A year in which I have struggled, a culmination of a dozen endings with no new beginnings, just an expanse of limbo and sadness whilst trying to work out what is the meaning of my life and my next steps forward. Being alone a lot of the year has meant … Continue reading 2017; my year of a thousand tears
I know I sound like a massive scrooge, and believe me I’ve tried so hard to get into the spirit of things… but to be honest I don’t really get Christmas. Granted, I come from a mixed race household and I am not of a wholly Christian background however every element of Christmas is now … Continue reading Merry Consumermas!
For the loved ones in your life for whom you want to get a little something, without spending too much money or creating a lot of waste, DIY presents are the perfect solution. Here is my lineup of my really easy, tried and tested DIY recipes/ step by steps, to create something unique and one … Continue reading Really easy DIY Christmas Gift Ideas
In the past few weeks there has been outrage from campaigners after the news that the EU law confirming animal sentience has not been voted to be passed through the UK Brexit agreement at this time. Campaigners claim this shows how low animal welfare is as a priority for the new UK political structure post-Brexit, … Continue reading Thoughts on the UK animal sentience law controversy
Although the most sustainable approach to Christmas is to just avoid it altogether, I know for myself and many others that although we are happy to not receive any gifts ourselves, we do still want to treat our loved ones. When the people around you celebrate Christmas it is hard to remove yourself from it … Continue reading Sustainable Christmas Gift guide 2017
I first heard about links between aluminium and breast cancer when I was around 13 years old; I have no idea where I heard this especially back in the early 2000’s but somehow this information trickled into my consciousness from somewhere. This resulted in me buying a salt rock deodorant; however through my early teenage … Continue reading Zero Waste Deodorant- recipe and review