Category: Convenient Life

No Turning Back / No Backing Out

No Turning Back / No Backing Out

The last week has been hard days. Hard because of an affliction that creeps up on my face periodically for the last 4-5 years, striking me down at any time. It began as some sort of skin irritation on my left eye which I thought was conjunctivitis & treated it as such. A burning rash … Continue reading No Turning Back / No Backing Out

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Low Carbon, Zero Waste Journey: Choosing My Poison (1/2)

Low Carbon, Zero Waste Journey: Choosing My Poison (1/2)

Have you ever thought that what you thought could be a little grey? Could rail travel be just as polluting as air travel? Could coach travel really be the best option of all the transportation options? This is a post about carbon emissions from transportation.

Pourquoi devriez-vous refuser  immédiatement d’utiliser le plastique jetable / à usage unique?

Pourquoi devriez-vous refuser immédiatement d’utiliser le plastique jetable / à usage unique?

Nous savons très bien pourquoi il est important pour la santé de notre planète, des animaux et des générations futures, d'éliminer le plastique jetable à usage unique de nos vies. Le plastique est un matériau extrêmement poluant et durable. En faire un usage unique est un gaspillage et nous devons en garantir la gestion. C’est … Continue reading Pourquoi devriez-vous refuser immédiatement d’utiliser le plastique jetable / à usage unique?

Always Keep Fighting

Always Keep Fighting

Whilst dragging my tyre at Gargrave Marathon, a lady on a canal boat shouted out "You're causing an environmental hazard with your tyre" My tyre had raised a low cloud of dust as it dragged along on a dirt trail. So I picked it up. However I could smell the toxic diesel fumes spluttering out from her boat. The invisible killers are the ones we seem to ignore.

Plastic Free July: Days 28 to 29 – Clean Up

Plastic Free July: Days 28 to 29 – Clean Up

Yes thought about the Barney Clean Up song but it annoys me.... ...at this point want to thank all the Fetchies for their suggestions on how to go plastic free and hopefully have now compiled all tips during this Plastic Free July series. Fetcheveryone is an excellent site that can be used to find swimming, … Continue reading Plastic Free July: Days 28 to 29 – Clean Up