Plastic-free July – The Preamble.

I have over the last few years become increasingly aware of the waste we are creating, by just existing as people. And how much of this waste will be around, for hundreds of years after we are gone. We have made some changes in our household, as a result, with varying degrees of success. Rather…

Vaccination gratitude.

I got so inspired reading Vee’s post over at Millennial Life Crisis, I felt compelled to make one of my own. Husband got his second dose of the Pfizer vaccine last Friday. Today I had my second vaccine dose – I had the one from Astra Zeneca. In seven days time, my body should have…

An Assorted April.

April is done and dusted, and we are now in May. May means Husband’s birthday, and, if things follow according to schedule, we will be permitted to meet up to six other people indoors. April was good to us because: Husband had his second vaccine dose<3 We were able to visit Husband’s parents outdoors, and…

Spring foraging: Finding and using wild garlic

As I have gotten older, I have become more and more fascinated with wild food, foraging, and finding edible fruits and plants, especially in my local area. In the past I have foraged for blackberries and nettles, both found near our home. It’s amazing what you can find, even in an urban area. So, imagine…

Our fifty-seventh week at home, – 19/04/21 – 25/04/21 – COVID-19

Our fifty-seventh week at home, keeping ourselves and others safe. The weather was glorious all week – every day, it stays lighter a bit longer.How was this week for us? Monday 19/04/2021 It’s Monday. Though we have a lower number of inter-library loan requests and queries to sort out that have come in over the…

Go Wild! Wild Plastic-Free Deodorant Review

I’ve become more conscious of the waste we create, and what we are doing to the planet we’re living on. This in particular relates to how much plastic waste we produce. It is quite a sobering thought that waste I produce, will be here for hundreds of years, long after I’m gone. As lockdown is…