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 Continue reading The Regular Life Audit

Alternatives To Plastic Packaging

I’m not going to pretend to know anything about materials science. I’m not a packaging expert. But as nothing more than a conscious consumer, I know there are better, sustainable, alternatives to single use plastic. I’ve seen them, I’ve bought Continue reading Alternatives To Plastic Packaging

A Life Without Technology – How Far Would You Go?

Break the chain of plastic polluters

In the pursuit of living a sustainable, accountable and ethical lifestyle, some people are prepared to go much further than others. Mark Boyle, The Moneyless Man, went a whole year without using any money. His book is fascinating and makes Continue reading A Life Without Technology – How Far Would You Go?

Consumers Want Less Plastic Pollution – What Can Supermarkets Do?

A picture can say a thousand words…. That’s a lot of plastic pollution right there! I picked this one up from Greenpeace’s Social Media and it says it all – but I’m still going to qualify it with my own Continue reading Consumers Want Less Plastic Pollution – What Can Supermarkets Do?

I Just Bought Some Expensive Leggings and Here’s Why

expensive leggings

I just spent ¬£25 on a pair of leggings. I could have spent more if I was label or fashion conscious, but already this is more than I have ever spent on a single pair of leggings!   Finding Your Continue reading I Just Bought Some Expensive Leggings and Here’s Why

A Year Without Supermarkets – Why I’m Doing it and is it Possible?

At Christmas, while shoppers were picking up 9p veg, as supermarkets were in a price war for the lowest cost possible for Christmas dinner, I found myself enraged… Why? Because food shouldn’t be that cheap. An unpopular opinion, perhaps, but Continue reading A Year Without Supermarkets – Why I’m Doing it and is it Possible?

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. Continue reading Of Vision and Vanity

Proverb Refillable Deodorant: A Product Review

deodorant testing

I received a lovely email, offering me a free¬†Proverb Refillable Deodorant to test and blog about. I’m always pleased to see innovative sustainable products and happy to test them out. Why I Said Yes? Who doesn’t enjoy a freebie! But Continue reading Proverb Refillable Deodorant: A Product Review

Embrace and Enjoy Your Averageness

embrace being average

We all like to feel special, it’s human nature, we are physiologically programmed to crave that dopamine hit. We’d all like to be remembered long after our time on Earth is up. But the fact is, most of us won’t Continue reading Embrace and Enjoy Your Averageness

Calling Out The Biggest Plastic Polluters

Calling out the plastic polluters

Every month, I collect the stories that fascinate, inspire, educate and are generally worth keeping for reference on a Flipboard monthly magazine. I try to keep it positive, but sometimes, some stories stand out. I found this article on Reuters Continue reading Calling Out The Biggest Plastic Polluters