#ZeroWasteWeek

Late to the party I know, but this week has been the 10th anniversary of ‘Zero Waste Week’ so I thought I’d find out what it’s all about and also reflect on my own journey to reduce the amount of plastic our household throws away. Launched in 2008 by Rachelle Strauss, Zero Waste Week isContinue reading “#ZeroWasteWeek”

My War on Plastic

Now this is a topic I’ve been wanting to cover for a while, as the use of plastic is a real bug-bear of mine… I hate it but yet can’t seem to avoid it no matter how hard I try! Reducing and re-using waste materials has been the driving force behind our lifestyle and businessContinue reading “My War on Plastic”

Earth Hour – what will you do?

So how many of you will be turning your lights out this evening to support Earth Hour? In case you haven’t heard, Earth Hour is a global movement to show support for our planet and call for greater action on climate change.  It’s a simple concept – you turn your lights out for one hourContinue reading “Earth Hour – what will you do?”

2018: An Update!

Is it really March already?  Doesn’t seem like it with the weather we’re having! That said, today has been a little brighter in Yorkshire and there are signs that spring is perhaps on its way. Apologies to any of you who have been following this blog, for the radio silence so far this year.  We’veContinue reading “2018: An Update!”

Christmas in a Caravan

Brrr….  Winter has arrived all of a sudden!  Don’t know about the rest of the country but up north it’s certainly dropped cold and we do find ourselves wondering whether living in a caravan was such a good idea! We got through last winter quite easily, but in fairness it was quite a mild oneContinue reading “Christmas in a Caravan”

#ShopEthical This Christmas

Love or hate it, there’s no escaping the fact that Christmas holidays will soon be upon us, and as a significant part of our business has been about ‘selling gifts’… it’s quite a critical time of year!  Despite this, and ironic though it may seem, on a personal level we’re not overly fond (to sayContinue reading “#ShopEthical This Christmas”