Bats!!! What first comes to mind when you see a picture of a bat? Answers in the comments please! Is it vampires, caves and spooky stories? Or an important and protected mammal which is a vital part of our native wildlife? I know they're not everyone's cup of tea but personally, I find them fascinating.... … Continue reading Not just for Halloween!
Late to the party I know, but this week has been the 10th anniversary of ‘Zero Waste Week’ so I thought I’d find out what it’s all about and also reflect on my own journey to reduce the amount of plastic our household throws away. Launched in 2008 by Rachelle Strauss, Zero Waste Week is … Continue reading #ZeroWasteWeek
I haven’t really been in the mood for writing lately... I don’t know why, just other priorities I think! My blog has become one of those things that never quite makes it to the top of my ‘to-do list... So I was sat here reading... chilling a bit after a day of heavy mental activity... … Continue reading Bamboo
Now this is a topic I've been wanting to cover for a while, as the use of plastic is a real bug-bear of mine... I hate it but yet can't seem to avoid it no matter how hard I try! Reducing and re-using waste materials has been the driving force behind our lifestyle and business … Continue reading My War on Plastic
So how many of you will be turning your lights out this evening to support Earth Hour? In case you haven’t heard, Earth Hour is a global movement to show support for our planet and call for greater action on climate change. It’s a simple concept – you turn your lights out for one hour … Continue reading Earth Hour – what will you do?
Is it really March already? Doesn’t seem like it with the weather we’re having! That said, today has been a little brighter in Yorkshire and there are signs that spring is perhaps on its way. Apologies to any of you who have been following this blog, for the radio silence so far this year. We’ve … Continue reading 2018: An Update!
Brrr.... Winter has arrived all of a sudden! Don't know about the rest of the country but up north it's certainly dropped cold and we do find ourselves wondering whether living in a caravan was such a good idea! We got through last winter quite easily, but in fairness it was quite a mild one … Continue reading Christmas in a Caravan
Love or hate it, there's no escaping the fact that Christmas holidays will soon be upon us, and as a significant part of our business is about 'selling gifts'... it's quite a critical time of year! Despite this, and ironic though it may seem, on a personal level we're not overly fond (to say the … Continue reading #ShopEthical This Christmas
I've said it before but I find Autumn a funny time of year... From a business point of view there always seems to be this gap between the end of summer and the start of Christmas. A quiet time when we plan to do all the stuff that gets pushed to one side the rest … Continue reading Time to Reflect…
Brief review of our Autumn Festival Season