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Number 1 enemy – single use plastic bags

Number 1 enemy – single use plastic bags

There has been loads of hype and media around banning the single use plastic bag.  And too right, San Francisco did it some 10 years ago and they are ok, and here we are in Australia slowly integrating what is possibly the easiest bag to get rid of.  It just means that we all need [...]

What is going to happen to India?

What is going to happen to India?

Who was talking about India? Huh?  What? India is rich, in many things, resources, population, religions and information technology.  If you give it a little thought India is at the forefront of one of the most developing nations in the world, next to China.  By that I mean the changes that we are experiencing in [...]

My op shop obsession

My op shop obsession

Op shops, I love them!  When did it start?  It started forever ago, literally 30 years ago.  I was an often out of work model, good looking but little money to burn - well at least to dress my self in the greatest and latest fashion.  When I got my modelling cheques I could never [...]

Three things I can do without

Three things I can do without

I can maybe give up 3 things, like chocolate, coffee and drinking.  But I'm not going to!  Right!  No way!  But there are multiple things that I am attached to on a regular basis, toilet paper, body wash, toothpaste, crackers and really the list goes on.  Each week my husband and I get the house [...]

My Volkswagen syndrome

My Volkswagen syndrome

You must know what I am talking about!, Right?  Well it all started when I traveled around Australia as an 18 year old in a beautiful 1972  orange pop top Volkswagen Kombi.  Whilst being free and open on the highways that linked all the little towns and places we stopped, I saw Kombi's.  Everywhere!! Crazy.  [...]

The beginning

The beginning

There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think to myself, I can do better.  It might be how I wake up, what I do in the morning, how I treat myself, what I do at work and how much love I give to those that are closest to me.  The big one [...]

Which milk is which?????

Which milk is which?????

The ins and outs of sustainable milk It’s incredibly hard to disseminate all the information around what is good for you, food and drink wise, Do I need to be a vegan for the sake of the planet? Isn’t sustainable farming the answer to getting the soil health back to where it was 50 years [...]

Response to vitriol

Response to vitriol

Photo by Maël BALLAND on Pexels.com The past few months have been highly strung and controversial, that is when it comes to climate change, kids standing up for themselves and the power of continuous conversation around our future as a race, but also the future of the planet. About 10 years ago I had a [...]

Sweaty Palms

Sweaty Palms

Photo by Oleg Magni from Pexels Over the past year I have been on a journey of finding out more information on how to live more sustainably, and by that I mean, where do my products come from? How can I become a more conscious consumer? And learning how things integrate and work together.   What is my part [...]

Buzz word or not?

Sustainability /səsteɪnəˈbɪlɪti/ noun the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level."the sustainability of economic growth"avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance."the pursuit of global environmental sustainability" Photo by Porapak Apichodilok on Pexels.com I am surrounded by it; see this word is being handed around everywhere. [...]

Play a little…… go on I know you want to

Play a little…… go on I know you want to

Playgrounds made from waste! Sometimes when I get the urge, I go to the park down the road and I swing.  It is something that I have always done, and as a 42 yr old woman I simply won't give it up.  And you know what, when you are playing it gets your endorphins going, [...]