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Why I don’t want a new phone

The state of my hand-me-down, smashed screen phone is the source of constant mockery from my friends, especially since it’s my second hand-me-down, smashed screen Samsung S3 mini and it’s been the case for so long no one can even … Continue reading

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Almost a Year….

…to the day since my last blog post. Why? I’ve become very disenchanted with the internet as of late, social media in particular. Largely because it frightens me how easy it is for someone to get hold of one piece … Continue reading

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What Have I been Doing? Part 1

It feels like I’ve been doing a lot because time is just flying by. I didn’t think it had been that long since my last post, but then it also doesn’t feel like Christmas was already nearly 5 months ago. … Continue reading

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Lazy Person’s Guide to Sourdough Starter

Meet Brenda. Brenda is my sourdough starter. Like most of things I do, it was on a whim that I made some sourdough starter. Wanting to get it right I spent many hours trawling through online recipes and advice and … Continue reading

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“Only boring people get bored”

This is something I heard a lot from one of the people in my classes during my first year of uni and I feel it’s time to put the theory to the test. Often I trudge to work, glum about … Continue reading

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Healthy Seas, Healthy People.

Finding a whole cluster of these plastic polymers known as nurdle at Long Bay Beach today really got me thinking about this year’s theme for Sea Week, “Toiora te Moana – Toiora te Tangata – Healthy Seas, Healthy People”. A … Continue reading

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St John Youth Division of Takapuna speech

Okay so why the obsession with rubbish? The waste we produce has a vast number of knock-on effects and hidden costs that people normally don’t even consider. For example, food. When people throw away food they will sometimes think about … Continue reading

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Things I’m surprised aren’t Vegan

Part of my quest to Leave No Trace means living as cruelty-free as possible. I don’t consider causing suffering to other living beings to be leaving no trace or a sustainable practice so more and more I’m finding that vegan … Continue reading

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Being Cruelty-Free on a Budget

It’s hard to live cruelty-free when the main brands that are out there and in our faces are all about testing on animals. It gets harder still when you learn that even The Body Shop is owned by L’Oreal, and … Continue reading

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Cucumber Raita

I’ve never been much of one for cooking but lately I’ve been really enjoying experimenting with making vegan food. Here’s my latest concoction (recipe is under the Grimoire heading).

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