It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Wastemas

It’s the season of giving, and by giving I mean needlessly consuming and spending, which let’s be honest is what Christmas has become. I’m not trying to be a party pooper, and seriously whichever holidays you celebrate I hope you have a great time, but try and remember what is important this time of year (and all other times of […]

Supporting Those Supporting The Earth

A few weeks ago I went to a christmas fair, mostly it was filled with stalls of handmade gifts, food and experience days. Overall it was a refreshing change from the commercialisation of modern day christmas. Two stalls that I was particularly pleased to see were Bamboo Clothing and The Woodland Trust. Bamboo Clothing do exactly as their names suggest, […]

A Month of Letting Go

As April approaches, and the urge to spring clean begins, I come to you with a game. A game and a great way for you and your family/friends to reduce the amount of unneeded stuff in your life. Started by The Minimalists (https://www.theminimalists.com) I present to you the 30 day minimalism challenge. How it works On day one you choose […]

Small Habits, Big Changes

So it’s a few days after New Year and i’m visiting a few of my dear friends and saying at one of their houses. Now neither of my friends consider themselves minimalists, and whilst they are both trying to reduce their impact on the environment neither of them are as stringent in their low waste living as me. However for […]

The Big Clean Out

As I wrote in one of my older posts I discovered the documentary ‘Minimalism’ on Netflix and it is one of the main things that inspired me to change my lifestyle and also to start this blog. The main thing I discovered whilst trying to reduce my wastefulness and declutter was how wasteful it is at the start. I was […]