Christmas simplified…

Christmas simplified…

Both our consumption and our stress levels hit hit their peak at Christmas. I find that both ironic and mildly depressing. To fit with our philosophy of living with less, we’ve evolved our approach to Christmas over the past few years. I’m not going to say we’ve...
Down to business…

Down to business…

None of your business… I was speaking with a business recently about how to get their staff using reusable coffee cups. The company “green team” had purchased every employee their own cup, and yet alas very few were being used. We’re only...
The new normal…

The new normal…

Did you feel that…? There’s been a shift. People are becoming more aware of the waste we’re creating and the need to do something about it. Everyone is already all over plastic bags, and straws seem to be the next big thing to avoid. Even the Queen...
Brace yourself…

Brace yourself…

Don’t panic… Only 18 sleeps till the big guy will be squeezing through our heat pump. It’s the Christmas countdown and it’s easy to get caught up in the hype. I often have that last minute ‘have I got enough’ panic. Presents, food,...
Milking it…

Milking it…

Milking it We’re into dairy in our house. Milk, cheese, butter, yoghurt – it’s all invited. I made the decision to switch to buying local organic milk a while ago. It costs a bit more, but I’m totally down with buying local and reducing my...

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