Ok so many of you may be thinking isn’t it a bit late for a ‘New Year’ post…?!! For me, however 1st February marks a significant turn in the seasonal calendar and a time for new beginnings. Recognised as ‘Imbolc’ in the Pagan tradition it’s also when the earth seems to awaken from it’s winter … More New Year… New Blog!
It already seems so long ago doesn’t it?!! The kids are back at school, nights are drawing in and mornings have a cool chill that suddenly appeared overnight… yes it’s September and summer is soon to be a fleeting memory. We’ve been pretty indulgent this summer (by usual standards!), taking quite a bit of time … More Memories of Summer
This past month (or more!) has been a busy one and I’ve been a tad guilty of doing exactly what this blog set out to prevent… rushing through my days without stopping to appreciate the small stuff… or even worse, the not so small but pretty amazing stuff! We’ve helped to fit out a new … More Our Wild Herb Garden
Over the past few years 1st June for me has marked the start of The Wildlife Trust’s ‘30 Days Wild‘ campaign. A project aimed at highlighting the benefits of spending time with nature and therefore encouraging more people to appreciate and protect the natural world around us. I have always been passionate about protecting our … More A Wild Weekend
I started this blog two years ago because I wanted to share the amazing and beautiful things about our unique way of life… to inspire and encourage other people to appreciate the world around them. It was the first time I used the name ‘Positive Earth’ which now encompasses everything we do, and the first … More Starting Over…
Bats!!! What first comes to mind when you see a picture of a bat? Answers in the comments please! Is it vampires, caves and spooky stories? Or an important and protected mammal which is a vital part of our native wildlife? I know they’re not everyone’s cup of tea but personally, I find them fascinating…. … More Not just for Halloween!
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 is … More #ZeroWasteWeek
I haven’t really been in the mood for writing lately… I don’t know why, just other priorities I think! My blog has become one of those things that never quite makes it to the top of my ‘to-do list… So I was sat here reading… chilling a bit after a day of heavy mental activity… … More Bamboo
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 business … More My War on Plastic
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 hour … More Earth Hour – what will you do?