It’s been six months since I made the transition from being vegetarian to being vegan and it was the best decision I EVER made. Every day is part of a learning curve for me. Making a solid transition to veganism has involved really trying to become informed about the farming industry and what this entails. The knowledge… Read More Vegan Update: 6 months on
So I have FINALLY taken the plunge head first into vegan life and I feel AMAZING!! I did mention in my last post that I was inching towards veganism but I have finally made the commitment and it feels so right. I stopped eating meat just over 2 years ago (I even remember the date-… Read More A Vegan Life for Me!!
By my own admission I tend to avoid the news like the plague. I don’t read newspapers, I don’t watch the news on TV and while I often see “headlines” on the internet I don’t tend to read the news stories, however, it has been impossible to avoid hearing about the alarming news concerning climate change and how… Read More Climate change: what can I do to help?
My daughter said to me the other day “I want to live more like you used to. I want to be less digitalised and not always be on my ipod or on the computer.” Specifially actually she was talking to me about the lost art of letter writing and asked if I could show her… Read More 10 reasons to get your kids outdoors!
I have been using “green” household cleaning products for a couple of years now. This was a gradual process of replacing previously used products as and when they ran out and in the meantime searching for reasonably priced products that were kinder to the environment but also to my pocket! To be honest I’ve only… Read More Greener Cleaning: the “whys” and the “how-tos”
Looks horrible doesn’t it? All that waste just dumped on landfill. I think the more you “get into” recycling the more preoccupied you get with this mental image of what you throw away ending up just laying there rotting (or not rotting as the case may be) on landfill. I know this is the case for… Read More Some thoughts on waste and our ‘throw-away’ society
A few months back my daughter came home with a tiny broad bean plant she’d planted at school. They had planted it in some soil inside a pot fashioned out of newspaper – very ingenious. We placed it on our kitchen window sill (a nice sunny spot) and kind of just left it, or rather,… Read More How does your garden grow?