It’s a familiar mantra – reported in the media as a ‘Cost Of Living’ crisis – as if rising costs are a temporary blip, that we should sit tight and ride it out. Which would make sense, if there was Continue reading The Cost Of Living Is Unsustainable
I went a year without shopping in supermarkets. What did I learn from the experience and would I go back to my old shopping habits? Continue reading Review Of The Year Without Supermarkets
I’m not a Royalist. I also don’t especially hold any strong opinions about whether the UK should be a republic. We’ve already had our Bristish Trump, thanks. Please, never again! I would describe my feelings about Royalty in general as Continue reading Leave Your Tributes, but Take Your Plastic Home
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 Continue reading My Big Plastic Count Results
‘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
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 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 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