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Greener Living through Small Changes

A couple of weeks back I posted about the small steps we have been taking to move away from plastic in a bid to go green. The reaction I got to that post was so enthusiastic, I’ve decided to follow up with further tips on small changes that can make your family life more environmentally… Continue reading Greener Living through Small Changes

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Our Slow & Gradual Move Away from Plastic

Around Easter we ran out of clingfilm. Soon afterwards we ran out of tinfoil. I don’t think anyone has noticed except me. Both seemed to be in constant use but my conscience was getting to me about all the waste we create, so  when they ran out I didn’t buy any more. So far we… Continue reading Our Slow & Gradual Move Away from Plastic

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Realisation, Fruition and Other Such Words

At times it seems to me that this blog of mine is one big to do list. A letter of intent to myself, if you like. In various post on various topics I have vowed, hoped and planned. Less rushing, more chilling, some redecorating,  more documenting life. I’ve gone on record with goals, aims and… Continue reading Realisation, Fruition and Other Such Words

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Our Huttopia Experience – Camping in Alsace, France

Last Tuesday I did something I  wouldn’t normally do. In a moment of boredom, scrolling through Instagram, I clicked on a sponsored ad and ended up booking a holiday. Three factors played a role – location, price and the photos on the website – but to be honest the main attraction was the photos. I… Continue reading Our Huttopia Experience – Camping in Alsace, France

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Blue is the Colour – A Garden Update

It kind of seems like we’ve ditched Spring in favour of  an early Summer this year, doesn’t it? I don’t know about you, but we generally use Spring weekends to do a bit of pottering in the garden, slowly getting used to the rising temperatures, doing a few repairs and getting the garden ready for… Continue reading Blue is the Colour – A Garden Update

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I say Spring, you say clean?

So here’s my news. Spring arrived, all better-late-than-never-here’s-some-sunshine-to-go-with-those-daffodils. Winter had been pretty reluctant to release us from its clutch this year, hadn’t it? The sudden burst of sunshine has really shown up the grime though. It is easy to see where the notion of Spring cleaning came from. My mother will probably hate to read… Continue reading I say Spring, you say clean?