The greatest adventures are with the greatest people

In the past 12 months, Daz and I have had our fair share of adventures; we’ve been to Wales, Canada, Edinburgh, and Canada again. Though all of those places are beautiful, it’s the people you’re with that make it the…

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Turns out, relocating is hard

Captain Obvious Award of the year goes to me for that title; I’d like to thank myself for being so oblivious to the hassle involved in moving over 270 miles away.  When we got the news that I’d been accepted…

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Dilemma; buying food from companies with unethical parent companies

I am a label reader; when I’m in the shower, in the bath, waiting for something to cook, I’ll be reading the labels on whatever I’m using at the time. A few weeks back, I was reading the label on…

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There’s Lead in Your Lipstick – Gillian Deacon | REVIEW

While I am an avid label reader and science nerd, trying to understand the confusing words on packaging is hard. Enter There’s Lead in Your Lipstick, which serves as a perfect entrance into figuring out what is actually in the…

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I did it, I got my first!

Last Friday, I got the news I’d been impatiently refreshing my emails for; I have finished my forensic science degree with a first.  I’m not going to lie, I am pretty proud of myself. I started university about six years…

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Three ways to begin clothes shopping more ethically on a budget

Priscilla Du Preez When I first began researching ethical clothing I was very daunted by the price of ethical clothing. While I wish I could solely buy from and support ethical clothing companies, it would cost me a small fortune…

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NARS, quit pretending to be appalled by animal testing & supporting it anyway

Photo by Victor Larracuente on Unsplash Although it seems to have blown up all over social media, you may have missed the news that NARS have decided to sell in China, where the government requires cosmetics to be tested on…

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