10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

I'm not sure how it's happened but December is actually here, which means Christmas is just round the corner. For me, this year will be very different. It'll be my first ever Christmas away from home and family as we'll be spending it in Sri Lanka, replacing Turkey and trimmings for a veggie curry and … Continue reading 10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

Ho Ho Ho Hospitality

How many of you will be going out at least once over Christmas for food or drinks? I'd put money on most of you. While you are out laughing, joking, enjoying yourselves with friends and family... think about the people serving, preparing and cleaning up after your food and drinks. At this time of the … Continue reading Ho Ho Ho Hospitality

The Magic of Twitter

Last night I was aimlessly scrolling through Twitter, when a purple and white patterned teapot caught my eye... It turns out, I have this teapot (a hand-me-down from my parents when I moved out) and barely use it. So I messaged Marks & Spencers to let them know I had a lid and was happy to … Continue reading The Magic of Twitter

Christmas Gifts: 10 Ethical Ideas

  The most ethical gift of all is the gift of Nothing. Often we are given gifts that we do not need, nor want. The gift of nothing saves money, prevents waste (both gift and packaging wise) and puts more emphasis on having a good time, rather than a materialistic Christmas. If you have a large … Continue reading Christmas Gifts: 10 Ethical Ideas

Getting Christmas-ready

Finally all my decorating, shopping and wrapping is all done. I am Christmas-ready. Living in a small flat is difficult to decorate. So for it to feel festive I have hand picked some small pieces to dot around the living room. As a rule I do not send Christmas cards. I would rather give money to charity … Continue reading Getting Christmas-ready