Zero Waste and Plastic Free Living in times of Corona

Yes, I know, another article that speaks to Covid-19 or better known as Corona. But I need to get this off my chest. We are just at the beginning of this virus situation with lockdowns and dependency on supermarkets and packaged food likely to increase. Many people have other worries than single-use plastics and waste…

Newkind Conference – The New Kind

Lovely, empathetic, friendly, caring OR The new kind of people, the new kind of economy, the new kind of world, the new kind of life, the new kind of world order, … I spent 5 days in beautiful Marion Bay, on Tasmania’s East Coast, about 40 minutes east of Hobart, at this year’s Newkind Conference….

Zero Waste Moving (or at least as close to it as possible)

We have recently made the move from Sydney to Brisbane after having lived on Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches for the last 12 years. Why would we swap Sydney for Brisbane, you ask? We are finding that Sydney, including the Northern Beaches, is becoming too busy and populated, traffic congestion is pretty bad and properties (both…

The Beauty of Bulk Shopping

There is something very aesthetic about shopping zero waste style. Colourful goods in pretty glass jars, fresh fruit & veggies, beautiful treats, … This is so much more beautiful than plastic packaged goods in plastic bags, don’t you think? These days I can’t go through a supermarket anymore without anxiety and discomfort. There is so…

Japanese Sauces and Pickles – Zero Waste Style

I am so in love with the Japanese cuisine and I had to do some cooking this weekend to re-create this deliciousness. As always my focus is on getting my ingredients package-free and zero waste, and apart from the sushi rice this is what I managed to do by shopping at the Manly Food Co-Op…

Zero Waste Travelling through Japan – Is it Possible?

I have just come back from 3 weeks travelling through Japan and I am absolutely in love with this country. 🙂 The Japanese are incredibly polite and helpful, and it is so easy to get around on public transport. Language has not been an issue at all, there is always a way of communicating in…

Road Trip and Camping

Everyone who knows me, knows that I love camping, especially over the Christmas break. Over the years we have learned how to avoid the crowds and have amazing camping spots mostly for ourselves despite everyone traveling during that time. It is a matter of leaving early and avoiding the coast after Christmas Day. This Christmas…

My first ever Radio Interview with SBS German Radio

So exciting, my first ever radio interview aired this week on SBS German Radio. Head over to their website and search for the session from Thursday, November 23.  There is a teaser around the 16th/17th minute and the full interview starts at around 46 minutes. A big thank you to Barbara Barkhausen and Andy Vogt…