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2020 – The year of stopping spending

2019 was good and bad. I stayed vegan. I gave up drinking alcohol for good. I know this is not necessarily going to save the world but it’s something I’ve wanted to do for ages and something that will go a long way towards saving my mental health. I’ve cut down on plastic where I […]

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Decluttering

Is decluttering and creating zero waste possible?

I’ve jumped on the bandwagon and am now a Marie Kondo obsessive. Marie Kondo is a tidying expert from Japan who’s books have sold millions of copies and who now has her own show on Netflix. Her approach to decluttering involves keeping only what sparks joy. There’s no need to buy fancy storage or indeed […]

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Is there such a thing as eco-friendly slippers?

Before I buy anything new, I have a look to see if there’s an eco-friendly version of the product I need. If I can afford it and can find it, I try to buy the eco friendly version. Now my faithful (and no doubt decidedly un-eco-friendly) Matalan slippers have worn out – I decided to […]

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How eco-friendly are wellies?

Every year I get caught out by the winter weather. Despite having the experience of thirty-something winters, I’m still surprised when it snows. There’s been multiple occasions when I’ve ventured out in Converse trainers in a snow storm or on ice and fallen (literally) victim to their flimsy soles. Not this year though. This Christmas […]

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