Sustainable Ethical Gifts

So for those of us who haven’t yet moved to a gift-free Christmas here’s the third in my series of posts on sustainable ethical gifts. The list includes items made from existing materials, low or package-free items or gadgets to extend the life of stuff. If none of these float your boat there are more […]

Sustainable Ethical Toys

First and foremost I want to apologise in advance for the forthcoming series of ‘shopping’ blog posts that will be entering your inbox over the next few weeks. As much as I hate the consumerism that has become synonymous with Christmas I can’t ignore it. So acknowledging defeat I’ve decided that the best option might […]

Handmade Toys & Gifts

Halloween is over so I’m feeling kinda safe about writing a Christmas post now. It may seem weeks off (7 and a bit to be exact) but if you’re hoping to make a few gifts this year you’ll need to get your skates on.  I don’t buy gifts for anyone outside of my immediate family […]

Sustainable Ethical Interiors – Living Room

I struggled with how to write post on interiors. Whenever I write a post on where to buy things I worry that I’m just contributing to our epidemic of shopping porn. Then my brain argues that by emulating mainstream ‘buy me’ blogs I will reach a wider audience and be more successful in enticing some […]

Sustainable Living is not an ‘Either Or’ Game

I’ve noticed a trend when it comes to movements. First a kernel of an idea germinates in the brain of a progressive thinker, it spreads within their sphere of influence, then crosses over to separate but like-minded groups, it starts to garner interest on social media, it gains traction and the explodes filling newspapers, airwaves […]