Have you ever turned your shampoo bottle around and looked at the ingredients? Looks like chemical gibberish right? Well, that chemical gibberish has a damaging affect on our bodily health and planetary well-being. 64 more words
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Having just witnessed the madness of Black Friday sales here in the UK, where we don’t actually celebrate Thanks Giving, a day dedicated to gratitude, and instead simply jump straight into the ‘buying’ part, (now also followed by ‘Cyber Monday’, the online equivalent), it got me thinking about why we actually do this to ourselves and how this thirst for a ‘bargain’ can continuously be quenched in the long run. 851 more words
Last weekend as I was compiling my list of important things to do I set myself a back-up target of getting the bikes out (now arrived safely with 90 other plus boxes) and reassembled ready for an unlikely family bike ride in the next 6 months or so. 572 more words
Recently I found a delightful and thought provoking children’s book at the library, it was entitled “The Gift of Nothing” by Patrick McDonnell.
It was particularly apt given that we are moving into the festive season – a season here in Australia that seems to be characterised by rushing, shopping, buying, rushing, shopping, and did I mention buying? 921 more words
Here I am, with my brand-new blog, and I have no clue how to start this out. I think I’m nervous because I am used to blogging privately, and have never blogged for public consumption. 1,592 more words