Author Archives: Milly Jones

The Duality of Social Media

Or – using the tool instead of hating it! I hear a lot of people say to me how much they hate Facebook or other social media platforms. “It’s so negative”, “people are nasty / mean to each other”, “it … Continue reading

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6 Tips for starting your waste reduction journey

A couple of years ago I felt compelled to make changes in my life choices in order to reduce the amount of waste we produce in our household. I realized that just recycling everything wasn’t enough. Recycling is good, but … Continue reading

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Learning that I can draw, after all!

My mum was an awesome artist. My middle sister too. They could both sit down and create these amazing pieces of art – drawings, paintings, glass work, embroidery… I was always impressed with their projects. Me… not so much. I … Continue reading

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Trial and Error

Over the last 18 months or so as I’ve tried to reduce my waste or any harmful impact on my environment, it’s led to changes. These might be changes in my daily habits, or my purchasing decisions, or just how … Continue reading

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One year of Curly Hair

It’s not’ easy having curly hair. I certainly don’t ‘just wake up like this’ – sine August 2018 I have been consciously changing the way I take care of my hair in order to revitalize it and return the curl, … Continue reading

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2019 – the year I cut my waste in half. 

OK. So that dramatic headline was just to get your attention. I have no way of proving that I reached such a goal as halving my waste. I just know I produce A LOT less than I used to. 2019 … Continue reading

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Singing in Tongues – what’s it all about?

About four years ago I walked up to the front of the room during a worship service in church. I spoke to the meeting host in a whisper and told him I though I had a song to share with … Continue reading

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Biodegradable plastic – salvation or not?

Biodegradable plastics – have we found the solution to the global plastic pollution problem? Continue reading

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What’s the alternative to plastic?

Simply put, plastic is bad news, and we should be avoiding it as much as possible. So what alternatives are available instead? Continue reading

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Loving my curls – a curly update

It’s the curly life for me. I wrote back in October how I had started following the Curly Girl Method for caring for my hair, in the hopes of reviving my wilted curls. And it’s been working. Just look at … Continue reading

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