Travelguide: My Brief Time in Cambodia

After our time in Vietnam (click here for my travelguide) we headed to Cambodia for a few days. Here's a brief summary (check out our couple of seconds a day video on youtube!) of the time we've had there and hopefully some hints and tips for those of you that fancy visiting in the future. … Continue reading Travelguide: My Brief Time in Cambodia

Mams Day: Ethical Gift Guide

MEMO for those of you that may have forgotten; Mother's Day is just two weeks away. Here are some ideas on what to get those important women (Mam, Auntie, Gran, Mum, Grandma, Mommy, Mother, Sister, Neighbour, Great Aunt... whoever it is) in your life. How about a candle from the Recycled Candle Company - Made from … Continue reading Mams Day: Ethical Gift Guide

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

The Monthly Gift

My first ever blog post back in December last year was about Monthlies, a period subscription box. Their boxes are filled with sanitary products, all organic and plastic, chlorine, animal testing free. For every box you purchase, 20% of the profits will go to support women and girls in the UK and abroad. I still use Monthlies, they are … Continue reading The Monthly Gift

The Yorkshire Soap Company

Last bank holiday I headed up to Harrogate to visit my boyfriend's parents. On Saturday we popped into Knaresborough and discovered The Yorkshire Soap Company. The Yorkshire Soap Company has six shops dotted around the region selling natural handmade soaps, when you walk in the shop its like a fancy patisserie. Loads of pretty designs, colours and … Continue reading The Yorkshire Soap Company

World Fairtrade Day – Honeystreet Handmade

As it is World Fairtrade Day I thought I'd write about Honeystreet Handmade who make beauty products in the Wiltshire countryside using Fairtrade Olive Oil, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter and Apricot Kernel Oil. A few weeks ago I ordered their Sunshine Body Scrub and Butter. INGREDIENTS: Shea Butter, Grape Seed Oil, Kernel Oil, Corn Silk, Orange Peel … Continue reading World Fairtrade Day – Honeystreet Handmade

Beautiful Bank Holiday in Berlin

This time last week I was begrudgingly returning to work following a long weekend in Berlin (which now seems a lifetime ago). Having visited the city just last March, this trip's aim was to practice our German 'skills', see the sights we didn't manage to see last time and to experience some of the cool … Continue reading Beautiful Bank Holiday in Berlin