Packing List & Guide

NOTE: This post has been revised at approximately 10 weeks into the trip to correctly show what is now in my backpack. On 3rd December 2017 I booked a flight to Beijing to embark upon a travelling adventure. Tomorrow is the day I finally get on that flight! For more details on how the trip has … Continue reading Packing List & Guide

Sustainable Swimwear Saving Our Seas

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll probably be aware that I'm going travelling soon (t-minus 42 days), which means I'm starting to think about what to pack... I'll be travelling extremely light (only taking a 60 litre rucksack), but as a lot of the time I'll be on a beach or near a … Continue reading Sustainable Swimwear Saving Our Seas

Sustainable Summer Hair: Saya Designs

I seem to spend my life going round in a vicious hair-style circle. I grow it, then I get bored and chop it off, then I grow it again, then I fancy a change and chop it off... and round and round I go. This time my 'I want to grow my hair' need was … Continue reading Sustainable Summer Hair: Saya Designs

Top 10 Tips to Save Water This Summer

We've been having some great weather in the UK over the past few months (definitely not complaining!), however the lack of rainfall is putting pressure on our water supplies. This morning, while walking Barney, I noticed just how low the water levels are at Severn Trent's Staunton Harold Reservoir as well as how dry and … Continue reading Top 10 Tips to Save Water This Summer

Sustainable Fashion: A Wedding Guest Outfit

It's that time of year and I'm at that age... everyone's getting married! So, without further ado, here's the low down of an outfit I wore to my cousin's beautiful wedding on Saturday and which will be worn time and time again and again for the other weddings in my diary. The jumpsuit: Mayamiko Mayamiko … Continue reading Sustainable Fashion: A Wedding Guest Outfit

Nottingham: Sustainable City Guide

As a regular frequenter and fan of Nottingham (the city not the football team, just to be clear) I was hardly surprised to find them featured in Pebble Mags guide to sustainable cities. I was pleased to see some of my favourite places in Nottingham on the guide as well as some new places for me to … Continue reading Nottingham: Sustainable City Guide

Brilliant Brighton

"Fantastic expectations, amazing revelations." Ian Brown's F.E.A.R lyrics (featured on the road-trip playlist en-route to Brighton on Thursday morning) brilliantly sum-up my 48 hours in the beautiful city. Fantastic expectations - Months ago I booked a cool Airbnb (check out the decor!) right next to The Level park in Brighton as a celebration for Rob finishing … Continue reading Brilliant Brighton