Once you get the growing bug, you can never have enough space! I’ve been growing my own produce for as long as I’ve had little garden’s to do it in; with mixed success. Never enough space I’ve only ever had Continue reading The Joy of My First Allotment
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 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
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?
I’m fuming with Asda. In fact, I’m livid with all our major UK grocery retailers. I went into Asda last week for the first time in months. Since lockdown, our shopping habits have completely changed. We’ve managed to successfully avoid Continue reading A Rant About Single-Use Plastic – Who Will Take A Stand And Make The Difference?
Living self-sufficiently – World events have forced many of us to start taking sustainability seriously. The looming threats of further lockdowns and future pandemics. The (UK) government’s lack of action and funding on climate change – in fact, recent parliamentary Continue reading Living Self-Sufficiently: What Green Habits Will You Adopt?
Is It All Change For You? As lockdown eases and we slowly get comfortable with our new reality, many of us are questioning the work we do and the choices we’ve made. Here in the UK millions of employees were Continue reading Big Dreams, Shallow Pockets: Help To Start A Business (UK)
Larger businesses may be the backbone of the UK economy. But small and micro-enterprise are the tendons, blood vessels, muscles, joints and nerve endings that glue it all together. In my 20+ years of experience, successive governments of various colours, Continue reading We Need To Talk About Micro-Enterprise
There are plenty of conversations going on about mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, it’s refreshing to meet Lori of Business Brilliance – someone who is actively making it their mission in life to do something about it. Continue reading Passion Projects #9: A Little Business Brilliance, with Lori West
Retiring quietly and retreating into the shadows was never going to be an option for the next passion-driven entrepreneur I’m featuring in the Passion Project series. When Jan Para started The Rocks Collection, it was a way to see Continue reading Passion Projects #8: Pearls of Wisdom with Jan Para