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Arran adventures: the standing stones of Machrie

So you’ve come to Scotland, got the ferry over to the Isle of Arran and the weather is being – well, Scottish… It’s raining and blowing an absolute gale. So, what do you do on this tiny little island where all activities are outdoors? Well here’s an option – it’s…

My plastic free favourites so far

Well lovely readers, we are ten – nearly eleven whole months into our plastic free challenge and it’s been quite the journey. There’s been triumphs but there’s also been struggles to figure out how this no plastic lifestyle thing works. So I thought that I would share some of my…

Review: Packing cubes by Trakke

I’d love to know how packing cubes came to be but whoever created them, I’d like to thank you for revolutionising my packing. Since discovering how much more organised traveling is by using cubes, I’ve not been anywhere without them. I googled so many cubes before I went to Australia…

Bee chat & what to do with tired bees

I’ll put my hand up and say yes, I was one of those people who used to tremble whenever I heard that buzzing noise coming from somewhere behind me, getting closer and closer. Wasps, bees – they all melded into one for me. As I’ve got older I’m much calmer…

Plastic free shampoo alternative

When we first decided to go plastic free one of the things I was most nervous about was a shampoo alternative. I knew that such things as solid shampoo bars existed but the last I’d heard they weren’t really a great option. Now, I’ve always thought of myself as quite…