Health in Mind is a charity focussing on promoting positive mental health and wellbeing throughout Edinburgh’s residents. Founded in 1982, the charity started by taking over flats for ex-patients of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital; since then, they have grown to run a variety of projects in and around Edinburgh. Health in Mind run a large … Continue reading Health in Mind: Edinburgh’s local mental health charity
When I bought my bullet journal, it was on a whim – the semester was about to start, I needed a planner, and I’d been following lots of bullet journal accounts on instagram (which are very satisfying, by the way). Expecting to give it up in a few weeks, I was surprised by how much … Continue reading An introduction to bullet journaling
I want to begin by saying that getting even this amount of my toiletries plastic-free has taken me a while; it's taken a lot of research and time to find ethical products that give me the same product satisfaction as disposable, plastic-wrapped products. However, now I've found a routine that works for me, I'm keen … Continue reading My zero-waste toiletries
Phone cases are essential to modern-day life; as I most definitely know, a phone's screen and outer body is extremely fragile! And, like most things today, they are usually made out of plastic. Does being zero-waste therefore mean foregoing a phone case altogether, and risking an expensive replacement bill? Enter Pela Case: the up-and-coming Canada-based … Continue reading SUSTAINABLE BRAND: Pela Case
Archeologists and anthropologists define past human eras by the material they use most; a useful way of categorising - for humans, the way we use and make tools separate us from other animals and greatly shape our lives. The bronze age, the iron age, the stone age: each era getting slowly more sophisticated and safer. … Continue reading Zero Waste: is it impossible?
One of the many disadvantages of entering Honour's years at University is that - due to me having a deadline every week and a half - I have very little time to travel. Which is a bit of an issue when you are trying to run a travel blog! In an attempt to keep writing … Continue reading A change of direction
Below are photos taken from a trip to Sri Lanka this summer, with my analog film 35mm camera.
After an early alarm, we packed up our things and had a breakfast of croissants and fruit in the hostel. We headed to the Duomo metro station and got a coffee at the affordable and modern 12c coffee shop near the Duomo. As it was early, there was only a very small queue for the … Continue reading Milan in 33 hours: Day Two