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REAL Planner- Getting organised in 2021

2020... well among all that the year taught us, it showed us that there was almost no sense in making any plans, not even within a day! Like me many of you may have ditched you diary or planner in March and never picked it up again. But I am…
didi
January 17, 2021
Books

Book Swap- An eco way to enjoy books

Its no secret... I love books! The concept of a kindle or e-reader is just not something that I have been able to get on board with. I completely understand that in many ways they offer a more environmentally friendly way to read, and are better in terms of minimalism,…
didi
January 10, 2021
Love people, use thingsAt HomeCleaning

The Minimalists- Less Is Now

The start of a new year is a great time to step back and evaluate. A time to create new projects and goals to work towards over the next twelve months. I always find myself really inspired to de-clutter at this time of year. My partner and I have recently…
didi
January 2, 2021
Activism

Call Me Joe- Book review

For many years I have strayed away from reading fiction in favour of factual books on the topics of climate change, biodiversity and ethical fashion. In a sense, I had convinced myself that reading fiction was a waste of time when there we so many real life subjects that I…
didi
September 25, 2020
Travel

Cotna: Eco Retreat

Last weekend I was supposed to be in Paris celebrating my ten year anniversary with my partner, but Covid-19 quickly squashed that plan. Not wanting to waste this special occasion, we set about making an alternative plan! For Christmas last year, we were very kindly given a gift voucher for…
didi
July 14, 2020
ActivismAt Home

Plastic Free July – Getting started

Plastic Free July is a global campaign to encourage individuals and businesses to examine and reduce their single use plastic consumption. Plastic has been a hot topic in recent years, our general awareness of the impacts of marine pollution, litter covered beaches and the health impacts of plastics leaching chemicals…
didi
June 30, 2020
Activism

What is World Environment Day?

World Environment Day has been marked every year on 5th June, since 1974. This global day of awareness seeks to engage governments, businesses, celebrities and individuals to come together to promote awareness and education around a specific environmental issue. This year the theme is bio-diversity. Recent global events such as…
didi
June 5, 2020
ActivismAt Home

Plastic Free July – Preparations

Single use plastic has been a big talking point over the past few years, largely thanks to David Attenborough’s Blue Planet tv series. We have faced our love affair with plastic head on and many of us now realise that we need to make some changes in order to protect…
didi
June 3, 2020
ActivismAt HomeEnergy

How to switch to renewable energy?

When someone asks me what they can do to start living more sustainably I always start by asking if they have switched to a renewable energy provider. Making this switch is simple, quick to do and has a big impact. If you have not already switched your energy supply, the…
didi
May 21, 2020