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food wrap and parrots

food wrap and parrots

EDIT!!!! I have been advised that due to the low flash point of beeswax (ie. the fumes produced become exceptionally flammable and could cause a fire) it should always be melted in a bain marie (ie. in a bowl over boiling water).   As beeswax also has a very low melting point (approx 62 degrees) this ... Read More
 

panic

I don’t do regrets.  I can’t see the point in looking back and getting upset about something that has already been and gone.  Today I am going to make an exception. Why on earth did I go public about trying to go plastic free.  The more observant readers will notice the introduction of a new ... Read More
 

first steps

I’ve had a tremendous response to my announcement about going plastic free.  Thank you very much.  However, it is rather daunting, perhaps I should have kept quiet and then my failures (I am not so naïve as to think there will be none) will not be so public.  So striking whilst the iron is hot, ... Read More
 

plastic free

Inspired by nzecochick, who along with thousands of people in New Zealand, Australia and an increasing number of other countries, went plastic free in July.  I decided I would attempt to do the same in September. I have given myself August to start planning and preparing.  This is an arbitrary and incomplete list of the ... Read More
 

refill

The holiday is approaching.  We are going to Turkey, Kalkan to be precise and I am making headway into the preparations.  I have e-visas, e-tickets and the hotel and car were booked online.  So far so good. Yesterday I hit Boots for the suncream etc. Suncream Aftersun Shampoo and conditioner Insect repellant Prescription refills Antihistamine ... Read More