Sheffield

Nanas for nature
Climate change
Sheffield

Nanas for nature at the Climate Strike

Yesterday Nana, Evan and me joined the Climate Strike protest in Sheffield city centre. My mum had never been on a protest before, despite being a teenager in the 1960s so was feeling intrepid, Evan was mainly feeling bored and cranky. True to my usual way of approaching things, I remembered the Climate Strike was […]

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Food
Sheffield
Sheffield cafes

Vegan brunch to munch at Forge Bakehouse

Forge Bakehouse on Abbeydale Road looks like a Pinterest interiors page: Terrariums – check Reclaimed wooden tables and chairs – check Bottles used as decoration – check Lightbulbs in metal cages – check It’s full of hip coffee house clich├ęs but it works and it actually makes it a welcoming and comfortable place to eat. […]

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Lunchtime litter picking
Litter
Sheffield

Lunchtime litter picking round Kelham Island

I’ve worked in Neepsend, just near Kelham Island, for six years. We lived in a little flat in Kelham Island for three years and moved out in 2016. As well as being the most up and coming area of Sheffield, it’s also one of the most littered. Every day we walk past such delights as […]

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Bamboo drink
Sheffield
Uncategorized

Making little eco changes makes a better day

Sometimes starting small is the only way. I have a vision where I email every food manufacturer in the UK and my persistence and hard-line questioning forces them to give up palm oil. Sadly, I am a working mum of two so while I do plan to do this, at the moment, I can’t. There […]

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Sheffield
Trees

Saving a sapling in our street

Last year Sheffield City Council chopped down all but one of the mature trees on our road. Allegedly this was because they were diseased or damaging the kerb so badly that they had to be cut down. Obviously this is all a load of BS and the contractors Amey, cut them down so that they […]

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