Eco Foklore, Greenwashing and Misunderstandings – updated 4th Feb 2019

I’ve been writing this blog for over 2 years ago and in that time I’ve learned a lot about the difference between the theory of sustainable living and the reality. In our increasingly interconnected world nothing is straightforward and the distance between us and the nexus of events makes it so distinguish truth from spin. […]

Our Christmas 2017

Well I had, and am continuing to have, a wonderful Christmas. I’ve purposely done less preparing this year and it’s paid off in terms of lots of downtime to slob around the house in my pj’s eating lots of delicious cheese and chocolate and binge watching Christmas TV and movies. I am generally a very […]

33 Sustainable Ethical Shoe Brands in Ireland and Europe – Updated 27th July 2019

I find buying sustainable, ethical shoes in Ireland an absolute nightmare. It seems that either you go for vegan plastic or biodegradable leather. I’ve know canvas shoes are in vogue at the moment and I’d happily chance a pair of canvas trainers in showery Ireland but not a pair of canvas pumps – too risky! To […]

Sustainable Ethical Zero-Waste Make-up – Updated 18th May 2019

I desperately need a new mascara, but where to look?  I want to source most ethical version I can afford so having done some research I’ve realised that there are quite a few companies offering organic or natural or vegan makeup up but not so many offering low or zero waste options too.  Here is […]