Guppyfriend – Microfibres Solution

Plastic is a problem and a lot of the time we think of bottles, bags, packaging. But synthetic clothes (think sports gear, polyester shirts, nylon tights) also cause environmental problems. Every time you wash a piece of synthetic clothing plastic microfibres get into the water stream heading into our rivers and oceans. The Story of … Continue reading Guppyfriend – Microfibres Solution

Sustainable Sports Stadium

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

Save Our Seas

It's pledge time again! This time it's to pledge to help marine wildlife. Every year The Wildlife Trust host National Marine Week and this year it is running 29th July until 13th August (right now!). If you have seen Chasing Coral you will understand the devastation our every day lives have on our seas. If … Continue reading Save Our Seas

Music Festival Essentials

Right now I'm so excited! Tomorrow I'm off to Truck Festival in Oxfordshire. I really just can't wait to get there, put the tent up and crack open a can. Aside from the general festival atmosphere and discovering new bands, I'm really looking forward to... Libertines - even though I've seen them so many times before, nothing beats … Continue reading Music Festival Essentials

My Plastic Free Struggle

Somehow we're now mid way through the month, and as promised in my previous post here is an update on how my Plastic Free July is going... Truthfully, it's not going very well. I've had some successes... I've been shopping from my local greengrocers and taking reusable bags with me, this massively cuts down on plastic packaging and … Continue reading My Plastic Free Struggle

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. I have accepted this challenge! The single-use disposables such as bottles, bags, tubs that we use just for a few minutes out of pure convenience are made from plastic, something that is designed … Continue reading Plastic Free July

Upcycling Dungarees

Last summer on a very hot day I panic bought some dungaree shorts from a vintage shop. They're cool, but very large, and because of that I've not had much wear out of them. This morning I decided to upcycle them into a dungaree dress.   Upcycling clothes helps lessen the amount of waste going to landfill. … Continue reading Upcycling Dungarees