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This Thing Called Love….

Love. noun - a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person. - a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend. - sexual passion or desire. On our recent trip to Bali, we happened to come across no less than 3 wedding shoots on one day, in the…

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Peppermint Clove Dental Powder

July is Plastic-Free Month. Focussed on getting people to be aware of all the single use plastic we use, and aimed at reducing the amount of plastic us consumers use. So here's a great idea...plastic free dental powder! Easy to make, economical and really nice to use. No plastic packaging needing to be discarded. Yay!…

Top 10 Winter Tips

The blooms have all gone.  Deciduous trees are leafless. Face it.  Reality check: it's Winter! Despite the fact that I have erlicheer and daffodil blooms in my garden, and it feels a little like spring during the day sometimes, the calendar month tells me we are slap bang in Winter!  It's just nature being confused.…

Zucchini Tent

I love Spring! Real Spring, not the crazy beginnings of false Spring courtesy Climate Change. The last four years our Spring, normally celebrated on 1 September, has brought instead the wrath of a winter not wanting to head North but rather dig in and play havoc in our gardens. Spring has moved to a later…

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A very Merry Sustainable Christmas

A consumer, as defined by the Cambridge online dictionary means to use up energy, fuel, time or food in especially large amounts. If a fire is said to consume a building, it literally means it destroys it completely. And us humans, we are consumers. We feel compelled to use up large amounts of resources at…

Cleaning out your Worm Farm

Waste is a big Buzz Word these days. How to reduce our waste, especially food scraps, which in landfill go through anaerobic (no oxygen) composting and thus produce toxic methane gas .....not good for our carbon or atmospheric overload. Okay, I'm no scientist, so there may be holes in that description but you get the…