Opinion


My Big Plastic Count Results

Did you do the Big Plastic Count last week? My results are in! 69 pieces of plastic in the Morse house and 49 of them were cellophane wrapped packets from our Gousto boxes. I’m disappointed that ONE place is responsible for the vast majority of plastic waste in our house. […]


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 […]


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 them, I use them. This is one of those blogs […]


A Life Without Technology – How Far Would You Go?

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 you realise just how dependent everything in our lives is […]

Break the chain of plastic polluters

What's your purpose

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 […]


Grow Your Own Happiness: A Book Review

I was attracted to this book as I am drawn to the idea of happiness being something you can nurture, grow and cultivate. When I saw it, I thought it had something to do with gardening for mindfulness or growing your own produce for mental and physical health benefits. However, […]

grow your own happiness

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 […]