The Almost Neverending Recycling story
This is the B-side to my previous story about eating vegan food in Paris.
As we had been staying in the flat and cooking, we had accumulated quite a bit of recyclable waste. I thought I’d simply and swiftly dispose of it after leaving the flat myself. NOPE.
Last week I had the mixed pleasure of visiting the (flooded) French capital for what I think was the 4th time, but the 1st as a relatively grown-up. My mind has changed a lot in the past few months, even more so in the past few years, so it was really enjoyable to go and notice, appreciate and seek different aspects of life there.
Thanks to and after a dear friend’s recommendation, I went to a talk organised by Friends of the Earth and Environmentalists for Europe: What has the EU done for the UK environment?
I have been thinking about Brexit but, but up until the talk, I had not done any personal research to properly understand the potential implications of the UK leaving the EU. So while this talk was obviously biased by taking an environmental point of view, categorised with #GreenerIn, it still had very interesting discussions and contrasting points were covered.
Some people get excited for Xmas. I get excited for Vegfest.
And it’s coming up, at the end of this month, in Brighton! 🙂
On Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of February, a beautiful congregation of animal-free, cruelty-free things Continue reading
2015 was a very exciting year, even more so thinking about it in self-inflicted meditative retrospective mode.
At the start of it I thought it would be a good personal goal to visit somewhere new every month of the year.
I haven’t written here in a long time.
But this does not mean that I haven’t had anything to write about; on the contrary, I have discovered and thought of more and more posts that I would like to write and share. They have been swimming in my head for a long time.
It has been a combination of being busy, getting busier, writer’s mental block and wanting to change the blog before starting to write again that has prevented me to so.
Do you ever think about how things are made?
There are so many things that we use every single day, we probably don’t even give them any thought, they’re just there waiting to be used, yet again. But how are they made? Where do they come from? What’s their journey from being raw material to being a staple of our everyday life?