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
Sprouts are one of those foods which are proudly placed on health conscious menus as a trophy garnish to an already nutrient packed meal. I never really thought about how they came about, until I researched how to make them. Much to my utter surprise it is ridiculously easy but also immensely exciting to essentially … Continue reading Sprouting; my new love
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
I of course always advocate buying second hand and vintage clothing first and foremost, but I also think it's important to support the brands who are making changes within the fashion industry to create a more sustainable production line. In light of this, this is my first post within a series introducing sustainable brands I … Continue reading Sustainable Brand Profile: BATOKO
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!