I started this blog five years ago to record our journey towards an off-grid lifestyle… It’s taken various detours along the way but hopefully provided an interesting read to our handful of followers… So although I haven’t written anything for a while, this year has seen us take a potentially huge leap forward in thatContinue reading “A New Chapter…”
Tag Archives: Sustainable Living
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?”
Isn’t Autumn a great time of year?!! I didn’t used to think so! The bite of cold air that September brings always brought with it a sense of dread for the months ahead. I don’t like the cold, or the dark nights, and used to suffer badly from seasonal adjustment (possibly still do to aContinue reading “Foraging”
Our kind of paradise!
Until I discovered Shell Island, I’m afraid to say Wales was never on my wish-list of ‘places to visit’! It’s somewhat surprising therefore that not only have we returned every year since but the group of friends joining us seems to grow each year too! I’ve never really been one for holidaying in the sameContinue reading “Our kind of paradise!”
“I beg to dream and differ”
It’s almost a year since we moved into our caravan and fast approaching three years since we gave up regular ‘9 to 5’ employment, to focus on our business and to start changing our way of life. Both of these were huge scary steps – perhaps even blind leaps of craziness, as we didn’t haveContinue reading ““I beg to dream and differ””