Laundry Less Damaging

I was forever bombarded by adverts (sorry, sponsored posts) on Facebook (as we all are on a daily basis) about the Eco Egg Laundry Egg. In the end, I decided to do some research into it, and liked the idea that the cleaning action is mineral based, with less chemicals going into the water system. The initial cost might appear quite high compared to buying a pack of detergent, but the bundle that I opted for included washing machine detox cleaning tablets, stain remover spray, eco egg, plus enough mineral ball refills to last 720 washes/3 years.

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Amber the Campervan

So, I think it’s about time I introduced you to the third love of my life (after my little boy George and my husband Danny). Amber is our self built campervan, that has been a part of our family for just over 3 years now! She came to us as a shell; a former NHS patient transport minibus, stripped of her seats, but still full of character and spirit.

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Suit Jacket Bag

A couple of months ago, I visited the Fashioned from Nature exhibition at the V&A Museum in London. It was a very inspiring exhibition, displaying the changes in fashion over the years, including manufacturing techniques, materials and the environmental implications of designs. I also found it disturbing, looking at the use of feathers, fur and other animal parts, that were deemed “fashionable” during Edwardian and Victorian times, and the subsequent endangered species we now have because of it.

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