5 Green Footsteps

I'll start off with some more regional news this week if you don't mind me. I am sure though that these bits of uplifting news are representative of what is going on in our society across the globe at present. Let's be optimistic! 1.Zero Waste Space is based in Dumfries & Galloway and is creating … Continue reading 5 Green Footsteps

Five Green Footprints

Looking at the past week's news, I thought I'd include some uplifting items in my new weekly post. I will include five interesting and newsworthy things in a short post which I have found either important, inspirational or intriguing. So look out for it every Monday. Despite usually being portrayed as the chief polluters of … Continue reading Five Green Footprints

Update to “Menstrual Cups”

A few weeks ago, I wrote about menstrual cups and reusable pads and pointed out the positive steps every one of us could take towards a healthier and more sustainable period by switching to these products. Unfortunately, most people still don't know about them and campaigns to fight period poverty in schools mainly concentrate on … Continue reading Update to “Menstrual Cups”

The problem with gender stereotyping and toys – and what to do about it

It is one of the many dichotomies of our day and age that the more vocal the LGBTQ+ movement becomes, the more unicorns and whales and dinosaurs we seem to see in children’s clothes shops. It wouldn’t matter so much if they weren’t completely separated from each other and one side was standing out in pink … Continue reading The problem with gender stereotyping and toys – and what to do about it

3 steps to a more sustainable period – about menstrual cups and reusable pads

This is still a topic that will make a lot of people feel somewhat awkward, but just like breastfeeding it is something which is so much part of our biological make-up as a female mammal, it shouldn't require a second thought. As a teenager, I spent a lot of time wondering about how "they" did … Continue reading 3 steps to a more sustainable period – about menstrual cups and reusable pads