Eco Picks January

I do not want to start this year's blogging with an apology for being late with this post (It is already the 6th!) - and so I won't. This is one of the main goals for this year: not to feel pressurised because I think that other people think that I think that they think … Continue reading Eco Picks January

Eco Picks

#climatechange #climateemergency #climatebreakdown #climatestrike are currently all at the forefront of everybody's minds. Image by NiklasPntk from Pixabay Here are some very interesting picks to fuel (and not fossil-fuel!!) your thoughts and imagination towards a more sustainable economy and what best to avoid. 1)Read about 36 ways to halve global emissions by 2030. It's hard … Continue reading Eco Picks

Plum Pie

First of all, apologies - I don't mean to turn this into a food blog. It is simply down to the fact that August and September yield so much of our lovely homegrown vegetables and fruit, that it is hard not to come up with some mouth-watering recipes. My little daughter loves to toddle off … Continue reading Plum Pie

Homemade Damson Jam

I have been holding this post back a little while because I was still trying to work out the best way to make it in my breadmaker. The general recipe suggests I use gelatine or pudding powder, something I wanted to avoid for obvious reasons. I tried agar-agar instead, which is a jelly-like substance obtained … Continue reading Homemade Damson Jam

Five Green Footprints

It is already a week into "Plastic-free July" and posts on tips and ideas on how to do this are dominating the media. Here are a few of the top picks. 1.Greenpeace is currently drawing out a plan to protect our oceans: The Global Ocean Treaty. Apart from plastic pollution, oceans face their greatest threats by industrial … Continue reading Five Green Footprints