Archive For: Toiletries

home made facial moisturiser

home made facial moisturiser

Caraway, peony and chamomile. One of the rosewater donors   There is nothing like a nasturtium 🙂 Part of tonight’s supper.   Happy Solstice.  A few snapshots of my garden this morning and the next batch of herbs growing on my windowsills to celebrate the middle of summer.  Tonight we will celebrate with a meal ... Read More
 
rose water

rose water

In my aim to get back down to basics and exclude plastics and unecessary chemicals from our lives I have begun to expand my repertoire of homemade toiletries and cleaning products.  I have used rosewater and witchazel as a toner since I was a little girl and I recently discovered the best make up remover ... Read More
 

101 things you could let go of right now

I love lists.  Don’t you?  That immensely satisfying feeling as you cross off the things you have done.  Decluttering is perfect for list makers.  You can break up the clutter by room, by cupboard, by person, by subject area.  Oddly enough, I have done none of these things.  I have just started in one part ... Read More
 
people who care

people who care

The trip is drawing to a close.  Only ten days to go.  Am seriously considering how to emigrate, on my own if necessary. Things I love about Australia: The weather The weather The weather…. Everyone is so friendly.  I have no idea how Londoners (and I can say that as I was born and brought ... Read More