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Vegan Hiking Boots Update

Vegan Hiking Boots Update

I have now been wearing my Hi-Tec Women’s Lima Hiking boots for a couple of months;  I wear them every time I walk the dog… so daily and a couple of times a week this involves a decent hike through forest, or rougher terrain. So […]

Vegan Alcohol

Vegan Alcohol

As a vegan, you’re probably well versed in scrutinising food labels for animal ingredients, but what about alcoholic drinks labels? Many animal ingredients that are used in the actual product (e.g. dairy, honey, cochineal) aren’t listed, neither are the animal products used in the production. […]

Homemade DIY dog toys!

Homemade DIY dog toys!

After a recent clear-out of the house, we’ve got some unwanted clothing…  a good method is to organise into three piles: A: Clothes to be fixed/reused B: Clothes that can be donated to charity/sold/given to friends C: Old clothes that are really only good as […]

Environmental impacts of new-build housing?

Environmental impacts of new-build housing?

New-builds Construction of new buildings has a significant impact on our environment. Obvious impacts include the use of  land, materials and energy; leading to increased greenhouse gas emissions and production of other waste products. In Victoria, new-builds are now required to perform to a 6 star […]

Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

There are some fantastic benefits of buying and eating seasonally and local; both for yourself and for our environment. It’s an easy change to make and will save you money! It is also great fun trying out new recipes as the latest vegetable comes into […]

Vegan Hiking Boots

Vegan Hiking Boots

Weekends are a time of exploration for us (me, hubby, bubba and dog). There is nothing better on a weekend morning to get out in the fresh air and enjoy a long hike somewhere new and interesting. As the winter has well and truly hit, […]

Ethical Hosting

Ethical Hosting

Considering this blog is all about living an ethical lifestyle, I decided to start it off in the most ethical way… Green Hosting. A quick Google search demonstrates that there are a fair number of hosts to choose from, as well as a number of […]