Ethical and Sustainable fashion brands to celebrate

The latest fashion trend isn’t seasonal colour or print, but rather it’s the concept of ethical and sustainable fashion. As ‘fast fashion’ is cheap and is intended for short term purposes, with the fashion industry emitting more carbon dioxide than international flights and maritime shipping combined. Whereas, ‘sustainable fashion’ is the simply the opposite, it…

The Body Positivity movement: does it work?

There is no question that a movement has been growing over the past few years. A movement where women are waking up to the unhealthy and negative portrayal of body image that the diet and media culture has spun for decades. Now people are beginning to find peace and acceptance with their bodies, creating an…

Top ten tips for surviving online learning

Having now completed two weeks of online school, navigating the inevitable mishaps and fun moments of online learning, I have come up with my top 10 tips for surviving online learning... 1.    Make sure your teacher has a cute pet they can show you to aid your learning There is no better motivation than your…

10 vegan recipes that everyone will love

During these strange and uncertain times finding something to keep you busy and your mind distracted is key, and for me cooking, baking and blogging are fulfilling that goal. However, both my dad and brother are vegan and therefore we have been eating more plant-based food and finding vegan recipes. Here are my top 10…

‘Veganism’ – are we doing it just to follow the trend?

The rise in veganism in the past few years is huge, and if you asked for vegan food 10 or even 5 years ago, you’d be met with surprise or a sigh as ‘it’s complicated and different’. But being a vegan now does not mean you ‘eat lettuce and love life’ but rather it has…

4 inspiring stories from 4 inspirational people

Having listened to many 'inspirational' talks and people, talking about their life and stories - sharing life lessons and morals, these four talks have stuck in my mind and I continue to mention them in discussion with friends and family. For me, this is a good sign of an interesting, inspiring and engaging talk -…