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Guilt-free shopping – 5 reasons to buy second hand

Guilt-free shopping – 5 reasons to buy second hand

Today I tried to go shopping for my eldest daughter’s birthday. Quickly racing through the scary world of tweens. She is very fashion conscious, and sadly a total victim of todays fast-paced consumer society. I struggle hugely to go guilt-free shopping but also give…

Review: Eden Project Cornwall – Beyond Imagination

Review: Eden Project Cornwall – Beyond Imagination

We’ve recently visited the Eden Project in Cornwall for the first time in 10 years and it really is beyond imagination.

Travel is Education – A Spanish Adventure

Travel is Education – A Spanish Adventure

We have just returned from a fab road trip with kids around Northern Spain. Our adventure, like most travel, has taught us all so many things, so I wanted to share them and give the kids a chance to look back at this post and remember our…

Lego go green – Eco toys of the future

How completely overdue is this? I am thrilled to read that Lego are finally taking step to do the right thing (announced recently on the Lego site). But why has it taken so long for Lego to go green?

The Real Junk Food Project Brighton

The Real Junk Food Project Brighton

How much food do you throw away? Almost half the food the world produces (that’s 2bn tonnes) is wasted every year, yet there are 842 million hungry people in the world. Crazy.

People Power Change – a bit of a rant

People Power Change – a bit of a rant

Last night I attended a Brighton Pavilion candidate political debate organised by 38 Degrees. Now I am not about to start preaching about who you should or shouldn’t vote for, but I am still going to have a rant.

Lights out! Earth Hour

Lights out! Earth Hour

This Saturday, at 8:30 is Earth Hour. I will be joining millions of people across the world (including the Queen), and switching off.

Starting school doesn’t have to cost the earth

Starting school doesn’t have to cost the earth

Hunny starts school very soon and I feel really sad to be losing her. I am going to miss my little buddy so much, but I am excited and proud to be starting her on her journey of independence in to the big wide world.

#EarthDay 2014 Mini Sparkles

Today is Earth Day and exactly a year ago we made a pledge and planted ‘Mini Sparkles’, a little silver tree. We promised to try to visit it in the wild (Hollingdean actually) every year to see how it was getting…

Tell Tesco to stop dumping plastic in our oceans

OK, we all know shopping in big multinationals is not the greatest idea. I am guilty of popping in to any old shop that happens to be on my route home without really thinking about it. But if we really…