Review: Vegan, cruelty-free, sustainable deodorants

Hello out there! I hope you are safe and well in this strange and unimaginable time. I had been planning this review for a little while and after I kept spotting different deodorants to try it is finally here. What a different time it was when I started this a month ago, and now, in …

Grow It Yourself: My little patches of urban gardening

The balcony I'm so excited for spring and have just spent my Sunday afternoon sowing seeds for my balcony and starting to organise the two beds I have in a community garden next door to me. It was November 2018 when I moved in with my partner in Dublin after an internship on an organic …

Galloway Holistic Retreats: Part Three, Flightless travel from Ireland to Scotland

Image Copyright: Oliver Cardinas (Instagram: @olliesdoodledesigns) Travelling from Ireland to rural south west Scotland without a plane. This is part three of a series of three blog posts about our trip to Galloway Holistic Retreats, Auchencairn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. Part one is about The Dragonfly, the eatery connected to the centre; part two Part …

Auchencairn: Part Two: Galloway Holistic Retreats, Auchencairn, Scotland

When: 12th-15th July 2019 Where: The Dragonfly & Galloway Holistic Retreats, 11 Main Street, Auchencairn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland Check out Galloway Holistic Retreats website here. This is part two of a series of three blog posts about our trip to Galloway Holistic Retreats, Auchencairn, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. Part one is about The Dragonfly, …

Auchencairn: Part One: The Dragonfly Cafe, Auchencairn, Scotland

Β  Β  When: 12th-15th July 2019 Where: The Dragonfly, 11 Main Street, Auchencairn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland Check out The Dragonfly's Facebook page here for opening times, Instagram here and Galloway Holistic Retreats website here. This is part one of a series of three blog posts about our trip to Galloway Holistic Retreats, Auchencairn, Dumfries …

Freedom Chocolate – Vegan Chocolate hand-made in Scotland

Freedom Chocolate .https://www.freedomchocolate.co.uk/ Last year I wrote an article about 'Alternative Chocolate', an independent, family run business based in Dumfries, Scotland. Just before Christmas 2018 'Alternative Chocolate' announced a change. They have worked hard to rebrand and develop their recipes. Alternative Chocolate impressed me for a few different reasons; their entrepreneurial spirit, developing something amazing …