Tomorrow is Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, it now seems more relevant than ever to have a day dedicated to demonstrating support for environmental protection. Since 1970 our planet's population has more than doubled (yikes), this naturally has seriously taken a toll on Earth and its inhabitants. If we knew how many species we’ve already … Continue reading Happy Earth Day! 5 Ways to Celebrate it
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
You've all heard me harping on and on about plastic pollution and it seems some of our efforts to reduce the amount of plastic we use are finally paying off! A recent study by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has found that the number of plastic bags on the seabeds surrounding the … Continue reading Zero Waste Wonders
The amazing London 2012 Olympics took place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The Park was developed with a very sustainable vision. Unfortunately I wasn't able to make it to the Olympics back in 2012, however on Saturday I was lucky enough to be at the World Athletics Championships held at the Park and managed … Continue reading Sustainable Sports Stadium
At the start of the year I took part in Veganuary. Then for Lent I gave up meat. I enjoyed being veggie so much that I extended my non-meat eating period until a weekend in Berlin where lots of beer weakened my resistance to currywurst (oops). Since then I have only been eating meat on the odd … Continue reading What is a Flexitarian?
As it is day 3 of Fashion Revolution Week I want to talk about my "love story" with the outfit I wore to a wedding in Shrewsbury on Friday. The dress I was determined not to buy anything new. I had a handful of dresses and jumpsuits that I'd only ever worn once or twice to … Continue reading Love Story of a Wedding Outfit