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Why I can’t tick Japan off my bucket list

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Why I can’t tick Japan off my bucket list

Both my husband and I have long dreamed of visiting Japan and we discussed going for our honeymoon. However, while planning where to go, the Japanese government made the decision to resume commercial whaling after more than 30 years. We were so disappointed by this reverse in progress, that we decided we could not go.

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Keep Britain Tidy – A Litter picking Holiday.

Keep Britain Tidy – A Litter picking Holiday.

Last weekend, we went on our summer holiday to beautiful Devon. We chose our destination by going on the Marine Conservation Website (our chosen charity for the year) and searching for beach clean ups. One came up in the delightful sounding Fairy Cove near Paignton, and we promptly booked ourselves a B&B and headed down to the coast. After a lovely couple of days exploring, on Sunday we met up with the beach clean team at Fairy Cove. A lovely couple had decided to organise it with the help of the Marine Conservation Society who provided a copy of briefing...

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How to Survive the Transition to Natural Shampoo

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How to Survive the Transition to Natural Shampoo

Once I discovered the shocking truth of what goes into most shampoos, I made the switch to natural, plastic-free shampoo. But the journey wasn’t easy. Welcome to the Transition Period. 

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All You Need to Know about Natural Sunscreen

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All You Need to Know about Natural Sunscreen

One of the most difficult things to find without plastic for me was sunscreen. It's not only important for me to stock plastic-free products, they also need to be natural and wherever possible, made in the UK.  I was really struggling, I found a few natural plastic-free sunscreens but they either came in plastic or were made on the other side of the world. Enter ShadeTM Natural Sunscreen! It's 100% natural with only four ingredients, comes in a tin and it's not only made in the UK, it's made in Oxford, very close to Vida Eco Shop! Here's everything you need to...

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Why You Need to Switch To A Natural Shampoo Bar Today

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Why You Need to Switch To A Natural Shampoo Bar Today

My search for a plastic-free shampoo wasn’t only fueled by the desire to go plastic-free. Some time ago, I was suffering from an itchy, flaky scalp. It was getting bad, to the point that it was clearly visible to other people. Every time I brushed my hair, big flakes of skin were coming off. Sorry, a bit gross I know! And do you know what shampoo I was using? Head and shoulders. You know, that one that's supposed to help an itchy, flaky scalp!     Chemical Warfare I checked the ingredients thinking I might be allergic to something, and...

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