Something Old, Something New

Jewels? A car? Vintage glassware? What gets passed on in your family? Perhaps it’s something less material such as the colour of your eyes, a distinctive laugh or a love of dodgy 1970’s comedy. What about traditions? Family traditions come into their own at Christmas and I love them. Wonky cardboard box with ancient tree decorations? Tick. Slightly burnt fruit…

Ain’t No Party Like an Ethical Party

Unless you’ve been in space for the past couple of months it’s highly probable that you’ve been aware of the discussions both by politicians and on social media about single-use plastics and the need to reduce our reliance on them. Plastics are making their way into our soil, our oceans and our wildlife and, thanks in part to David Attenburgh’s amazing series Blue Planet 2 (BBC), the…