Puppy vs Garden

Our family grew a tiny bit bigger this week with the addition of Rusty the puppy. Rusty is a little ball of cuddles and joy but he’s also shown a real taste for plants. Any plants will do but lavender seems to be a real favourite closely followed by violas (at least he’s going for … More Puppy vs Garden

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?

Sustainable living: keeping backyard chickens (even if you live in the city)

Backyard chickens are great pets and also add some serious sustainability credibility to your life: they eat food scraps, improve your soil, keep bugs in check and give you eggs. Chickens can live happily in an average backyard (but remember to check with your local council for any regulations.) Our move from country to city … More Sustainable living: keeping backyard chickens (even if you live in the city)