The Sustainable Dinner party

Guest blog from Claire Turbutt: So the reason I’m writing this blog is that I invited Jane and Mark to a dinner party, I hadn’t chosen the theme at the time of the invite and Jane ‘convinced’ me to hold a sustainable dinner party. I didn’t know what I’d let myself in for! So I’m... Continue Reading →

Feeling grey….

Have you ever noticed that when you are on holiday the light is different and it shows up the wrinkles and grey hair more – I have this feeling in triplicate at the moment here in France. My grey hair is really showing through now and I feel sooooo ugly! I am finding I am... Continue Reading →

Local heroes

Sustainable wine tasting Last night we had a fab night wine tasting from a local organic vineyard owner – it was so much fun and really interesting for geeks like us. The owner and his wife, Eric and Petra Sage were so entertaining and the wine was so good too! They have been there for... Continue Reading →

Vive la France!

As dedicated sustainability bloggers holidays don’t stop our drive to be more eco friendly….. or so we thought. Being in a foreign country in a caravan we cannot be quite as prepared as at home, then we quite frankly completely forget – well we are after all on holiday – takeaway cups, plastic straws and... Continue Reading →

Moon cups – sustainable sanitary wear

Jane has very kindly allowed me to take over her blog for a bit to talk about the wonderful, and much under-discussed topic of periods – or more precisely, sanitary protection . She’s given me a few questions to start me off, so please put aside your squeamishness and your embarrassment for 5 minutes and... Continue Reading →

Thinking about our waste

After our visit to the Energy from Waste plant and learning about the waste hierarchy we have been thinking about what is out there to help us get better with our waste. So here goes... Reduce  Since we started our journey we have made a really good start at reducing the amount of plastic we... Continue Reading →

Going grey – yikes!!

So this is officially the biggest challenge for me (Jane) to date - I am going to stop dying my hair and let the grey grow through. I know you must be shocked to know that I even dye my hair but I am afraid I have been a slave to the bottle for many... Continue Reading →

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