Earth Hour; a lovely sentiment but missing the mark

Today at 8.30pm is WWF's "Earth Hour", where they have urged us all to make a stand for the planet by turning off all our lights, therefore saving the energy that would otherwise have been used. Ariel (yes, the laundry company which is the antithesis to the term "eco-friendly") have pledged £1 for every person … Continue reading Earth Hour; a lovely sentiment but missing the mark

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Guppyfriend Stop Microwaste laundry bag: A Review

A couple of months ago, I was delighted to discover this Guppyfriend Micro waste prevention laundry bag. Although rather pricey, after discovering that plastic fibres were released from inside the washing machine via the washing plastic based fabrics, I was determined to stop my contribution to this going forwards. After a couple of months of … Continue reading Guppyfriend Stop Microwaste laundry bag: A Review

Sustainable Toilet Paper: First Impressions

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

2017; my year of a thousand tears

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

Merry Consumermas!

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!

Really easy DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

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

Thoughts on the UK animal sentience law controversy

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