On the positives of shopping handmade and local

Handmade and local shopping is something which I have been around forever and a day. My first ‘job’ was serving customers at my mum’s market stall which sold her handmade doorstoppers. This was how I spent most of my childhood Sundays at Berry Markets on the NSW South Coast, Moss Vale in the Highlands and … More On the positives of shopping handmade and local

Happy Veggie-versary – how hard was year one as a mostly vegetarian?

Hello, my name is Heidi and I am an accidental mostly-vegetarian sometimes vegan. Its been a year since I broke up with meat and you know what? I think I’m better off without it. I’d fantasised about the breakup but never really thought I’d go through with it. But our relationship had been unhealthy for … More Happy Veggie-versary – how hard was year one as a mostly vegetarian?

New Year: is there a better option than failed resolutions?

I’ve never been one for making New Years resolutions, those generic, empty goals prolifically shared on social media on January 1, generally alongside pictures of gym gear, diet products or abs. The most common goals are predictable – to get fit and to eat better. Come January each year, friends obsessively discuss their new health … More New Year: is there a better option than failed resolutions?