Category Sustainability

Lafuma Recliner

Today I’m going to talk about one of my favourite possessions that’s stood the test of time. Here it is on a previous Breton holiday. Louis camped with a friend on the very same pitch that we’re on now. It…

The Big Plastic Count

Here’s food for thought, a poster that I saw on the French coast path. I thought that it would do to illustrate today’s post. It shows how long different types of rubbish take to degrade. Now I’m all for taking…

Magpie 2

Another magpie-ing story to add to the one from the other day recounting my allotment finds. I had teeth envy when my friend Spiky Kay made her Day of the Dead skull at last year’s Mango Mosaics workshop. She’d used…

Manchester Bee

I’m not really a fan of greetings cards. For starters they can nearly cost as much to send as to buy these days. And then what do you do with them after the big event that they commemorate? There’s the…

Compost

My lovely work colleagues sent my this beautiful bouquet the other week. I was very touched. They’re missing me and yes, likewise, I’m missing them. The flowers lasted over a week and smelt gorgeous. But once done they went on…

Oranges

Allegedly oranges are not the only fruit but there’s certain a lot of them in our home. Hot Stuff has taken our bulk buying to a different level. He’s bought a box of huge oranges that came direct from a…