In this dangerous world that we live in, where hatred and violence and natural disasters sometimes collide to almost overwhelm us, we each can help in some way. Marsha Blackburn Our skies darkened this afternoon giving with an eerie light everywhere. It’s the smoke from the Australian fires making its way across New Zealand. At… Read More What can we do?
Don’t waste electricity, don’t wastepaper, don’t waste food. Live the way you want to live but just don’t waste. David Attenborough I hope you all had a lovely Christmas. I took a road trip so it was more of a summer holiday than a traditional Christmas for me this year. I saw lots of lovely scenery, visited the TSB Festival of… Read More Simple!
It’s a bit cloudy here this morning – something I’m delighted about as it means I can go for a walk. The sun has been fierce for the last few days. Other than the walk I’ll enjoy a lazy day- eating, reading, watching TV and opening presents. It’s just lovely to be on holidays! I… Read More Meri Kirihimete
Writing about my waste feels quite tedious at times but every time I do it, I find I stop to reflect on what I’ve bought, why I’ve bought it and whether it’s something I can change. So September Plastic – quite a bit this month. I bought a new phone charging cable as I was… Read More September round up
I feel a bit like I’m plodding along on my zero waste journey at the moment – same old same old but I realised I haven’t blogged about a few wee things I’ve done over the last few months 1. DIY Laundry powder My soapnuts are not working in my new front loader and I… Read More Clock changes
I wrote this 3 weeks ago and forgot to post it! Better late than never. And now it seems I still didn’t manage to post it last weekend! Third time lucky Yesterday (the last day of Winter in our Southern Hemisphere) was a glorious calm sunny warm day here. I spent the day out at… Read More Spring is here!
Here’s some of the random plastic I collected in June/July. More below. From top clockwise Tamper proof plastic on a jar of curry paste (only one I could find in CBD at 8pm one night) Sellotape used as a lint removal on a black jacket. I had a presentation and my reusable ones were not… Read More June/July plastic and some DIY