Category: Green.

A Year of Ethical Fashion

The brainchild of the famous Pip Lincolne of ‘Meet me at Mikes’, the Year of Ethical Fashion is a blogger challenge that I first came across when Ruthy of Minibreak Mummy wrote this post about Who Made Your Pants? – … Read More

Photo of my Week.

I took this photo in the Alpine House in RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate, where I visited last weekend on my bike. I’ve made the decision this week to re-start my horticulture study with a view to taking my RHS … Read More

Becoming a cyclist.

Last Sunday, I did my first ‘proper’ bike ride on my new road bike. I’ve done shorter bits of riding around Leeds before, but nothing above about 20 miles. On Sunday, we did 35. And most of them seemed to … Read More

Bringing The Garden Indoors.

Now that I’ve moved to a third floor flat, I am without a garden of my own. This is offset somewhat by my allotment and we have a shared garden, but it’s overlooked by several large trees. This makes for … Read More

A Month without Supermarkets: end of month review.

Well, our first month without supermarkets is over and generally speaking it was a great success. We have loved getting our weekly food delivery from Abel and Cole. We’ve really enjoyed searching out alternative suppliers, local specialists and great independent … Read More

Beefayre Candle

At the Country Living Christmas Fair, I came across a lovely company called Beefayre. Beefayre sell a range of beautifully packaged skin care, candles and honey, pollen and propolis. At the Christmas Fair they were selling a special winter collection … Read More

Hello road bike!

As you may remember, I recently sold my Pashley Princess, after a long, painful time deciding what to do. Rather wonderfully, I have been given a road bike on a long term loan and I love it. Riding a road … Read More

Hobbies: BEDN #16

It’s Hobbies Day on #BEDN! Yay! Or, perhaps boo… You see, for a scanner, everything is interesting. And therefore everything is potentially a hobby. On a great day, that can make you feel like you’re on top of the world … Read More

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