Five years ago I began this blog to try motivate myself to live up to the environmental message I believed in since I was a kid. Since then I’ve been busy growing up. I moved to Oxford for a year to earn a masters degree, moved back to Dublin again, moved in with my partner, … Continue reading Less Plastic + Less Stuff + Less Waste = More Happiness
2017 Update: This post 7 years ago shows that the amount of decent public information on the topic has greatly increased. It is quite clear now that certain neurotoxin pesticides leave residual traces on fruit and veg. However small the amounts I would like to reduce the amount I ingest so I mostly buy organic … Continue reading Organic Indecision
In an effort to broaden my ecological horizons I have taken to surfing the internet. I found that the Guardian website has a lovely green directory. It is completely worth a browse. I haven’t been hugely impressed by the clothing ranges in general because I still think that designated green fashion leaves a lot to … Continue reading Internet Shopping!
Fear not – I have not abandoned my eco challenge. It has admittedly been more of a challenge than I had expected, however I am taking keen action to move my challenge onward from its initial food orientated focus to encompass more aspects of my lifestyle. 1. I have purchased a water bottle. Like all … Continue reading A splash of Water!
Blogging is certainly more challenging than I had thought but while the blogwaves have been silent my mind has been all of an eco buzz. Changing to being green has a lot more to it than I thought. More and more things come to mind every day from my beauty products to my clothes to … Continue reading Marketing and Reconstructive Archaeology
So the day has come. I must say after a weekend of watching River Cottage on T.V. and cooking from the brand new Fearnley-Whittingstall cookbook I got for my birthday (thanks Fergal), I am totally and completely ready for a greener way of life. Day numero uno went quite well. I went shopping in Lidl … Continue reading A River Cottage start
Welcome to my eco-challenge. For the month of February I will be attempting to make my life as eco-friendly as possible without changing my lifestyle too much or succumbing to any of the following: Sacrificing my Social Life Living like a hippy Not washing Routing through bins for leftover food Eating inedible muck with no … Continue reading My Eco-Challenge