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Plastic

Plastic Free July – Day Six – A Trip to Chatsworth

How’s this for perspective? If the people who built Chatsworth House 332 years ago got a little thirsty and cracked open a plastic bottle of water, those water bottles would still be around today. Obviously they didn’t have plastic bottles then, simpler times meant the workers probably just drank water straight from a stream. But […]

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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 clichés but it works and it actually makes it a welcoming and comfortable place to eat. […]

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Food
Plastic

Tesco – Fine purveyors of palm oil and plastic

I did an emergency run to Tesco this lunchtime as Andrew had been away all weekend so we hadn’t done the big shop. Both kids are in an eating mood at the moment (some days they only want to eat half a baked bean between them) so I needed something for their packed lunches. Trying […]

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Oreo scrumington
Food

Finding a balance, when everything is bad

As I’ve discovered since starting this blog – every lifestyle choice I make has some kind of negative impact on the environment. My aim is to make a choice that has the least impact, but why does this still make me feel so guilty? Today I have the afternoon off work so I booked a […]

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Bhaji burger
Food
Sheffield cafes

DINA Diner for dinner in Sheffield city centre

Today, Joni, Evan and I took the quarterly pilgrimage to Sheffield city centre to buy over-priced children’s shoes. We met Aunty Katie, as every mother knows, taking two toddlers shoe shopping solo is going to end in tears all round. After spending £34 on a pair of shoes that barely fit in my palm for […]

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