3 Steps To Help Solve The Palm Oil Problem

It seems the Iceland Christmas advert, banned or not banned, has gotten everyone's ears open to the issues surrounding palm oil. Seriously Iceland, I already loved you for your frozen Greggs pasties (once a northern lass, always a northern lass - also, currently craving one out here in Thailand!!!), but bravo for bringing this issue … Continue reading 3 Steps To Help Solve The Palm Oil Problem

Thailand: Cities of Ruin – Ayutthaya & Sukhothai

Sukhothai meaning 'the dawn of happiness' was the first capital of Siam (now Thailand). It was the capital for 200 years until the Ayutthaya Kingdom took over. Ayutthaya was then the capital for 400 years until 1767 when Burma invaded and destroyed both Sukhothai and Ayutthaya. What is now left in both cities are strangely beautiful … Continue reading Thailand: Cities of Ruin – Ayutthaya & Sukhothai

China: Yangshuo’s Secret Beach (Plastic Problems)

It all started two days ago with our hostel host telling us about a 'secret beach' (very cliche I know!). Yesterday morning we gathered some street food snacks, plenty of water and headed out on foot to find the beach. After three hours of walking in 30°C and 80% humidity we gave up and headed … Continue reading China: Yangshuo’s Secret Beach (Plastic Problems)

Plastic Free July: Grocery shopping

As we're over a week into Plastic Free July I thought I'd give a quick update on how it's going, with a focus on grocery shopping... One of my biggest plastic gripes is food packaging. Many a time I've gone grocery shopping and spent just as long putting the shopping away as putting the plastic … Continue reading Plastic Free July: Grocery shopping

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

Bringing Back the Milkman/Woman

Ahead of Plastic Free July me and my Mam were discussing what will be our biggest challenges. One thing that cropped up was buying milk. I then remembered reading an article months ago about how milkmen and women are on the rise in London because of people demanding less plastic. From that point my Mam … Continue reading Bringing Back the Milkman/Woman

Fashion Revolution Week: 10 ethical brands

Ideally the most sustainable way to chop and change your wardrobe is to not buy brand new.But sometimes you just can't find what you need raking round vintage shops or scrolling through second hand websites. If you do need to buy brand new, then make sure it's from an ethical source. Somewhere that looks into … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week: 10 ethical brands