Hemp. A species of cannabis plant that was illegal to sell in Australia only three years ago, and now it’s everywhere. I mean it, everywhere! Cakes, bags, powders, oils, beers, medicine, insulation, animal feed, and even snugly wrapped around my bum! That’s right folks, you saw it in the title, and I’m repeating it now,
When you think of summer, what thoughts come to mind? The sun, sure. The beach? Absolutely! Lathering on sunscreen because you care about your skin – you betcha! The destruction and bleaching of coral reefs? Hang on, what? As an ocean lover, today I want to share with you what I have learned about coral
Since late 2019 bushfires have raged across Australia, spreading over 10 million hectares of land, destroying over 2,000 homes and taking the lives of more than 25 people and half a billion wild animals. With numbers so high, it is all to easy to feel helpless. But that stops now. There are many ways each
It has been an amazing year of discovering eco-friendly products for me, and a great year of second hand finds too! Today, I wanted to round up my best buys of the year, and it was super easy since I packed them all in my suitcase (because I honestly don’t know how to live without
This was originally written for Velvety and may have been altered for my blog, check Velvety out here. Not-so-fun-fact number one: Plastic doesn’t break down, it breaks up. It breaks up into smaller and smaller pieces, becoming what we now know as microplastics. Primary microplastics are 5mm in length or less, and include plastic pellets,
A familiar scene: You are going through your wardrobe, simultaneously surrounded by all your clothes and nothing to wear. Time for a clear out you think to yourself. Out comes the empty bags ready to be filled with clothes and plonked outside of a charity shop. You tell yourself that you’re doing a good thing.
Nestled neatly along Thornbury’s busy high street lies a peachy perfect treasure trove of vintage fashion. Yarn Yarns was founded by Katherine Cotton and Sophie Woolley, who just so happened to have the perfect last names to start a fashion business. Strangely enough, the girls discovered that Katherines great great great Grandfather had actually met
A couple of days ago I shared my 2 year journey away from fast fashion. But there is more to it than that. I also learnt how to shop ethically, make smart buying choices and make my clothes last. This is the sort of advice and know how I would have loved to read at the beginning of my journey, so I wanted to leave this information somewhere on the internet, in hopes that it may help some humans give up fast fashion and learn how to shop ethically. So here goes…and good luck.
It has been two years, in fact over two years since my journey with ethical fashion began. I’m not sure if I have really gone into this yet but originally my journey began with makeup, finding out about all the different ingredients and what cruelty-free and vegan logos really meant. My blog was going to