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    Blogmas,  Sustainability,  Uncategorized

    Sustainable Christmas Gift Guide

    I won’t lie, at this point I’m starting to resent this blog post, because having written it all, it then decided to delete itself…twice! However I think it’s an important point so I am persevering to bring you a sustainable Christmas Gift Guide. So you might have noticed all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals which have been floating around recently *read- bombarding your inbox*. These sales have essentially been trying to make us buy more and more stuff we don’t need. Consuming all this extra stuff is very unsustainable and often leads you to buy things you don’t need. Granted you’ll be wanting to buy people Christmas presents…

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    Matilda The Musical Review

    Matilda. It’s a story we all know and love, The Trunchbull is infamous and we all know the old “I’m right and you’re wrong, I’m big and you’re small, and there’s nothing you can do about it” line. How then, does this beloved Roald Dahl classic translate to the stage as Matilda the Musical? This week I was invited along to The Palace Theatre in Manchester with some fellow WeBlogNorth members to to watch Matilda The Musical*. The show is currently on it’s UK tour and is midway through it’s stint in Manchester, which began back in September and draws to a close on November 24th- so if you like the…

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    fashion,  Intentional Living,  Sustainability,  Uncategorized

    Can a Haul Be Sustainable?

    Today I want to talk about fashion again and I have a bit of a bone to pick. Is there such a thing as an sustainable haul? If you’re a long-time reader you probably know I operate a capsule wardrobe, I try not to buy too many clothes and try to choose ethical and sustainable brands- like this gorg jacket from The Good Life Co*. I also love to talk about the environment, so I needed to get this off my chest. Fashions’s Dirty Secrets Recently a documentary aired on the BBC, Stacey Dooley Investigates: Fashion’s Dirty Secrets. I was so pleased that a programme like this was getting air…

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    Some Thoughts on Instagram

    As a blogger instagram should be my best friend, why then do I find it so frustrating at times? Today I’m going to share some thoughts on instagram and weigh up the pro’s and cons. In theory it should all be very simple, you upload a photo, maybe stick a filter on it and voila it’s done. However now Instagram is a whole new ball game, especially if you’re a blogger. Followers mean everything I don’t want to be obsessed by numbers I really don’t. I hate the thought of being *that* person that’s obsessed with likes and followers but nowadays it’s hard not to be. The biggest reason for…

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    Say Hello to Pitcher & Piano

    We have a very exciting new venue opening in Sheffield this week. Pitcher & Piano opens it’s doors on Friday 19th October and I was lucky enough to get a sneak preview to tell you all about it!* On Tuesday night myself and Josh headed down for a press and blogger night to get to know Sheffield’s newest bar and sample the food and drink menus. If you’re not from Sheffield you’ll have to indulge me for this one, but as it’s part of a chain there may well be a Pitcher & Piano near you too! Located on Holly Street next to Barker’s Pool in the city, it is the…