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Upcoming Trend: Regenerability

Regenerability technically isn’t a word. (I made it up, but I believe it encapsulates the direction we collectively need to take.) Personally, I’d prefer to live a life knowing world became better due to my existence, rather than simply neutral, or worse.  225 more words



It is the New Year and (as a conscious consumer) I have been busy repairing and fixing my bits and bobs.

I took a pair of jeans to be patched up. 606 more words


Rich countries or Poor countries… #La vie Francaise

So, today’s blog is about which countries consume the most and pollute the most.

I had an interesting conversation with a man (he has now passed away – may his soul rest in peace), who was helping me with some French. 680 more words


How to: Slow Fashion in Belgium.

In the beginning of this year I wrote a blogpost about why I stopped buying fast fashion. You can click here to read more.

The stories behind the fast fashion industry are being told on a global scale and it seems like an awareness is spreading. 882 more words


Who Made My Clothes?

Three weeks ago I enrolled on a free online course hosted by Future Learn with Fashion Revolution and Exeter University. The purpose of the course is to understand the issues within the fashion industry, how a fashion supply chain works, and to share a variety of simple techniques to find the answer to ‘ 664 more words


Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. I have accepted this challenge! 256 more words


"Our Oceans Our Future"


Happy World Oceans Day!

At Playa Viva (“Living Beach”) it’s in our name to keep our coast and ocean healthy, alive, and thriving. Our oceans are essential to life as we know it on the planet: 70% of the oxygen we breathe comes from the ocean, they help regulate our climate, provide a significant portion of our food, as well as a number of economic, cultural and recreational benefits. 1,320 more words