It’s been very difficult for me to buy meat without plastic. Continue reading “My Zero Waste Trip to the Butcher”
What, You’re Not a Vegan?!
When I became aware of my own excessive plastic usage, I felt completely alone. I knew nothing about environmental issues, nor did I know any activists. Once I decided to start sharing my thoughts publicly, I fully expected to receive hate from self-entitled consumers who would fight for their right to plastic packaging. It took me by surprise though when the harshest attacks came from people who claimed to care about the environment. Continue reading “What, You’re Not a Vegan?!”
Talking Plastic Free Produce with Liz and Leo
I talk about our plastic obsession and my #PlasticFreeProduce campaign with Liz and Leo of Food for Thought. I feel this is my best radio interview yet! Continue reading “Talking Plastic Free Produce with Liz and Leo”
Is Your Mind Bendy?
To meet the world on its own terms and respect the reality of another as an expression of that world as fundamental and inalienable as your own reality is an art immensely rewarding yet immensely difficult — especially in an era when we have ceased to meet one another as whole persons and instead, collide as fragments. Maria Popova, Brain Pickings Continue reading “Is Your Mind Bendy?”
Confessions of a Hypochondriac
I have been running my anti-plastic page for over two years now, some of my posts are shared outside of my own page and there is a common thread in MANY comments left on my posts that is making me scratch my head. Continue reading “Confessions of a Hypochondriac”
Sustainability Ninja Downloads
If you’ve been following me on Facebook, you’ll know I’m passionate about breaking our collective addiction to plastic. Continue reading “Sustainability Ninja Downloads”
Mental Health Day
Today, I intended to edit Part Two of my memoir Is This Me? However, I slipped sideways and found myself writing a blog post instead. Maybe because I can’t bear to read my story again. Continue reading “Mental Health Day”
The Scared Brave Warrior Princess
What do you think of when you see a tattoo? Is it a sign of rebellion? A symbol of inclusion? A memory? A tribute to a loved one? An expression of creativity or an eff you to the world?
When the Smoke Clears
Angie greets the day early; nervous butterflies tickle her very being. She loves to challenge her prejudices. The possibility of opening her mind energises her as she wraps the oversized dressing gown around her taught waist and whispers in her child’s ear, “It’s time to get up darling. We have a special day. Please wear something culturally appropriate.” Continue reading “When the Smoke Clears”
There’s Something in the Laundry
Do you remember the days when our parents used to ‘burn the papers’? For those who are too young to understand that term, let me walk you back to my childhood, by the edge of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia. Continue reading “There’s Something in the Laundry”