The fair-trade logo has become universally recognisable! Often associated with bananas, coffee and chocolate, the fair-trade movement is a conscious objective to provide fairer conditions and pay for the people in the developing world involved in our food production. While many people rely on the fair-trade logo to tell them their food has been sourced … Continue reading Fair(er) Trade
I have recently a lot of discussion about political opinions in relationships and this is something I definitely have opinions about! Although I am probably one of the least experienced 20 year olds in existence when it comes to relationships, I have witnessed first hand how destructive opposing political opinions can be in a friendship. … Continue reading Political partners?
It can be so easy to focus on everything that is wrong with the world, to the point where this overshadows the plentitude of good around us. When making choices to live a more ethical lifestyle, it can be easy to focus on the unethical practices in the industries around us, and question whether we … Continue reading Making a difference?
I find the prospect of making bread so terrifying. Think Candice Brown on bread week of The Great British Bake Off. She was not loving life. But over summer, after trying out aquafaba (chickpea water) cinnamon rolls (1-hour-cinnamon-rolls.html) I have conquered my fear of active yeast! This recipe follows the same basis as the cinnamon … Continue reading Vegan tomato and garlic bread recipe
Following my vow to boycott all fast fashion companies in an attempt to shop more ethically and consciously, I have found so many gems in charity shops! I know some people really struggle with shopping second hand and finding something that fits their style, but I have been so lucky to find some clothes that … Continue reading HAUL: Even more second hand clothes!
I recently posted about quitting makeup, and I think it's hard to understand or appreciate the benefits that it will bring without trying it yourself. This post will discuss the personal, and more political, benefits of going makeup free. Clearer Skin When going makeup free I didn't think it would make that much of a … Continue reading Benefits of going makeup free
Anxiety is something I've suffered with, in various degrees of severity, since I was 10 years old. At the best of times, I don't even notice it's there. At the worst of times, I am completely housebound, unable to leave the safety of my room and questioning the point of continuing with life. But you … Continue reading Why I DON’T want to get rid of my anxiety