Rosie

girlinawe.com is where I share rambles about my life, travels, and adventures into becoming more sustainable and eco-friendly.

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Chase what you want – Reflecting on returning to university

Chase what you want – Reflecting on returning to university

Two years ago, I had just returned to university after a three-year break to finish off a degree in forensic science; today, I'm three … View Post
How to have a less wasteful Christmas

How to have a less wasteful Christmas

I promise, this is not a Christmas guide (we're already suffocating in them, y'all don't need another one); this is a handy little guide … View Post
I think we created a horcrux in Canada

I think we created a horcrux in Canada

Oh, you thought I'd stopped fangirling about Canada? Nah, sorry. I think I'm turning into a bit of a broken record when it comes … View Post
8 reasons why you should produce less rubbish

8 reasons why you should produce less rubbish

Since the start of 2017, I’ve been on a mission to reduce the amount of waste we send to the tip/landfill. It’s … View Post
Tyninghame Beach | Where East Lothian meets Tofino

Tyninghame Beach | Where East Lothian meets Tofino

Since we've moved to Scotland people seem to be obsessed with asking how awful the weather is "all the way up there"; let this … View Post
Share The Love – October 2017 Edition

Share The Love – October 2017 Edition

What’s this; a post on a Monday? I can’t even remember the last time I posted on a Monday. I had this … View Post
Hiking the Consolation Lakes trail, Moraine Lake

Hiking the Consolation Lakes trail, Moraine Lake

Sure, you've heard of Moraine Lake; have you heard of Consolation Lakes which is just 3km away?  Ok, Moraine Lake is pretty … View Post
Reminder: take some time for yourself & 8 acts of self-love

Reminder: take some time for yourself & 8 acts of self-love

We are all great at telling our loved ones that they need to take some time for themselves when they're feeling stressed and run … View Post
Eating meat does not make someone a ‘bad person’

Eating meat does not make someone a ‘bad person’

I want to approach a really negative and counter-productive kind of vegan activism I keep seeing that is driving me up the wall. A … View Post
One day in Victoria, BC – exploring British Columbia’s capital city

One day in Victoria, BC – exploring British Columbia’s capital city

I'm trying to avoid the cliche that it's hard to just spend one day in Victoria, but it's true. The beautiful, British-inspired capital … View Post
Why is plastic so bad?

Why is plastic so bad?

I bang on about my frustration with plastic all the time. It’s great but it’s also absolutely awful, so today let’s … View Post
How to spend two days in Tofino

How to spend two days in Tofino

Two days in Tofino is absolutely nowhere near enough to do everything the cosy, windswept little town has to offer. However, I can promise … View Post
Share The Love – September 2017

Share The Love – September 2017

Are you fed up of hearing that autumn is finally here yet? Ok, I won’t say it – but I’m definitely thinking it … View Post
Zero waste so far; what we’ve learned

Zero waste so far; what we’ve learned

Over the past few months, I’ve been trying hard to reduce my waste significantly and move towards zero waste. Zero waste living is … View Post
The Plain of the Six Glaciers & seeing an avalanche in real life

The Plain of the Six Glaciers & seeing an avalanche in real life

The plain of the six glaciers trail has everything you want in a hike; adorable wildlife, mountains, snow, an azure lake, … View Post
Trying out Antipodes – are their products worth the hype?

Trying out Antipodes – are their products worth the hype?

I have known about Antipodes for years; I think I remember seeing some of their products pop up in one of Estee Lalonde’s … View Post
Why do some people think climate change is fake?

Why do some people think climate change is fake?

You don’t have to look far during extreme weather, or when a damning report is published, to find people who truly believe climate … View Post
Blazing our own trail to Grassi Lakes, Canmore

Blazing our own trail to Grassi Lakes, Canmore

Grassi Lakes is everything you’re looking for in a hike; two beautiful turquoise coloured lakes and panoramic views across Canmore and the mini … View Post
Are you drinking plastic right now? Why & what we can do to reduce microplastics

Are you drinking plastic right now? Why & what we can do to reduce microplastics

Got a cuppa in your hand right now? There's a good chance you might be drinking plastic as it's estimated that 83% of the world's … View Post
Our Scottish adventure list – 13 places to visit

Our Scottish adventure list – 13 places to visit

You didn’t think I’d be in Scotland too long before putting together a Scottish adventure list did you? This beautiful country has … View Post