Gotta bin it to win it

Part of a campaign recently spotted in Bristol ... definitely memorable. And if some people don't care about the environment, maybe they at least care about cute pets. Wonder how many people (still) get the musical references. 'Puns don't kill puppies, wrappers do' 'I see you baby, dropping that glass'

Squeaky clean – Shampoo Bar follow up

Well, it’s been five weeks now since I started using my Friendly shampoo bar so a review is due. I had expected all sorts of slapstick scenarios of handling the bar in the shower at the first use but this did not become reality at all, luckily. I first tried to get a lather by … Continue reading Squeaky clean – Shampoo Bar follow up

One for All, All (for) One – Shower Bar in practice

[Welcome to another guest author who has become a convert to shower bars over the last couple of years, giving us his view on them.] I started using shower bars primarily to reduce the amount of plastics in my life, as well as wanting something with more natural ingredients both for the environment and my … Continue reading One for All, All (for) One – Shower Bar in practice

Online food shopping vs. Global pandemic vs. Reducing packaging

Pre-lockdown I didn’t do any online shopping and had no intention to change that because: I like to be spontaneous depending on viable offers or reductions on foods that are due to be ditched I like to choose which specific loose fruit and vegetables I buy (‘how green do these bananas need to be for … Continue reading Online food shopping vs. Global pandemic vs. Reducing packaging

Hair goes nothing… another Shampoo Bar test(er)

[Welcome to one of my lovely friends who had been trialling a different shampoo bar for a month now and offered to let us know how she is getting on so far.] I’ve used a solid shampoo once in the past, while travelling around Australia, and was quite impressed. Until recently, the solid shampoo market … Continue reading Hair goes nothing… another Shampoo Bar test(er)

Gutted – my IBS & FODMAP journey so far (part 4)

(Read part 1 – Tummy trouble) (Read part 2 – Diagnosis) (Read part 3 – Baby steps) Part 4 – Making changes It was now September and at this stage, I was busy getting more clued up about all things FODMAP and motivated to make solid changes. After the introduction including possible causes, the book … Continue reading Gutted – my IBS & FODMAP journey so far (part 4)