The journey so far…

The journey so far…

It has been 6 months since I started my sustainability journey proper. I thought this was an exercise in simply changing our routines but it turns out this has been a journey of attitude. Once I started thinking about the 5 R’s (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,...
No New clothes – what I have learnt so far…

No New clothes – what I have learnt so far…

In October 2018, I purchased my last item of new clothing – a green leopard print shirt that is pure synthetic. I like it, it’s colourful and it was cheap…. but I don’t LOVE it. And that’s the key, isn’t it? It’s fast fashion...

The Toiletries Inventory

This is a bit of an embarrassing challenge for me and I feel exposed at the thought of posting this.  However, I also feel it is an important stage in my journey to a sustainable lifestyle. No-one transforms their life overnight and I am no different… I was...
No New Clothes for a Year – Challenge

No New Clothes for a Year – Challenge

On November 1 2018, I started my own new “no clothes for a year challenge”.   The rules of my challenge are I can sew my own clothes (the ultimate in “slow fashion” – ha ha!) and I can buy second hand but I plan not to.  However, the idea is ‘survive’ with what I have...

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