With a little soap, lemon, and vinegar, you’re ready to make your own home cleaning spray, free from harmful chemicals and cluttered cupboards.
Last year during Zero Waste Week we tried, and I must say succeeded to live low waste while travelling. Some may say it is hard, definitely, it has its challenges. But, for the most part, once we set our mind to reducing our waste, we got on with it and it felt really great to see what you can achieve. (Follow this link to see the video we made)
Remember: Starting small is nothing to be ashamed of – it means that you’re starting!
You may remember my post from last year where I was feeling rather lost and vulnerable in Procrastination hell? Feeling sad about my fashion design career, needing a change, and wondering what was next for me. Well, I can happily report I’ve been living life very much behind the scenes, unable to find the time/energy to post, due to being so focused. What a turn around.
The collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is one of the worst man-made disasters of our time. The now historic building was reported to have fallen down like a pack of cards on the 24th of April 2013, trapping many garment workers, labouring against their better judgment inside.
When incompetence and corruption mixed with the failure to listen to people, it resulted in an industrial disaster. Some call it the death of 1,000 dreams. The collapse tallied a body count of 1,138 innocent people and 2,500 more severely injured. Many of the survivors lost limbs and thus their livelihoods. Events such as these create a huge knock-on effect. In the wake of the tragedy, many family’s lives were to change forever, and circumstantially ours would too.
I love telling people the story about becoming the proud owner of these vintage sunglasses. I’ve been wearing them all through my travels, they make me feel so cool and unique. They really stand out, but it was a journey.
Today I am sharing the 7 life lessons I’ve learned while traveling and living abroad. The last few months have been overwhelming and busy, each day has brought a new experience or challenge. Sharing the details of this journey has felt impossible because I have still been processing it all myself. I live slowly, valuing quality over quantity in every way, so it was necessary for me to take a break from blogging for a while.