My phrase of the year for 2023 slow living Jan 06, 2023

Each year, I like to focus on a word to carry through the year, rather than...

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Low- and zero-waste sashiko gift ideas low- and zero-waste slow living Dec 03, 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! 

December is upon us,...

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11 Delicious pumpkin recipes low- and zero-waste slow living upcycling Nov 26, 2021

Many of you know its a custom here in the northern hemisphere to celebrate...

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Planting a tea garden diy slow living Jun 03, 2021

As the weather warms up and we embrace the outdoors I am spending more time...

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DIY - Wool wash diy low- and zero-waste slow living May 12, 2021

It’s getting to that time of year when my knitted sweaters are almost...

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Is Marie Kondo really the solution to our overfilled wardrobes? low- and zero-waste slow living stitching upcycling Mar 05, 2021

By now I'm pretty sure you have heard of Marie Kondo. Some of you may have...

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What is the environmental cost of a pair of jeans? low- and zero-waste slow living upcycling Feb 25, 2021

Cover image: My favourite pair of jeans have been mended over 14 times now.

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My experience with Project 333 slow living Feb 10, 2021

Recently I wrote an article about the impact a pair of jeans has on our...

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Seven more reasons why stitching is good for us: The physical benefits of sewing slow living stitching Jan 30, 2021

Its amazing just how many benefits there are from getting creative and doing...

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Ten reasons why stitching is good for us slow living stitching Jan 22, 2021

During the Pandemic people have reported a sense of depletion. Not quite...

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Word of the year: Simplify slow living Jan 08, 2021

2021 is my year to simplify. 

I have been reading Deepak Chopra’s...

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The three additional benefits you get with Sashiko stitching slow living stitching Aug 19, 2020

 You may be familiar with the beautiful geometric patterns of sashiko...

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