Little Adventures


Act Local Think Global – Thoughts on Sustainability

Sustainability. What does that word mean for you? As a wordsmith, that’s always an intriguing question for me. Here’s what the Cambridge Dictionary has to say on the subject: Sustainable, a definition A core constituent of everything I do is ‘sustainable enterprise for sustainable living’ – but sustainability means different […]

Break the chain of plastic polluters

The Regular Life Audit

‘Our lives should be in constant audit’ – Chris Packham Making informed choices about what we consume and how we lead our lives can be overwhelming and exhausting. It’s an uphill struggle when you do all you can to make an informed decision yet the choice just isn’t available to […]


Ikigai – A Journey of Purpose

What’s your purpose? Do you even have ONE purpose? How do you discover what it is?   I’ve never been sure about this idea that we have A thing. A gift.   “It’s needlessly limiting to believe that your life should have only one purpose.”   (source article: How to Use […]

What's your purpose

Of Vision and Vanity

Every business needs a vision, but not every entrepreneur has to be a visionary. If you close your eyes and imagine where you would like your life to be in, say, 5 years, what might it look like? Try it. I give you permission to daydream for a while. Call […]


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Being A Little Bit Activist

I want to be more activist when it comes to green business, sustainability, and the environment.  As I’m still not reading any fiction at the moment, most of my recent book choices are along those lines. More of my thinking, planning, and writing for the next phase in my business has […]


Essentialism: Inspiration and A Book Review

  Remember Marie Condo? Her decluttering methodology was so 2019.Her approach to clearing out your wardrobe was to only keep the clothes that ‘spark joy’, then thank the rest of your clothes before putting them in the charity bag. I bet there are thousands of people regretting putting that fluffy […]

Book review and tips on essentialism

simple sustainable homemade deodorant recipe

Homemade Natural Deodorant That Really Works

I can’t help but wonder what nasty chemicals go into the deodorant I slather onto my sweaty armpits every day. Often packed in single use plastic, I’ve tried to use mostly deodorant in glass bottles – but that still creates recycling. Living more sustainably has always been important to me, but […]