Life Behind the Squares: Ceramic Magpie

June you absolute beauty! I am so excited for this month, for the change that will come at the end of it and for the abundance of flowers and foliage that will fill our hedgerows, gardens and roadside verges. Normally I am at my most creative during these comings month but with house renovations and changes a foot in my day job (blog post on these two things to follow), I know I'm going to struggle this year. That’s why I absolutely love Katie’s new hashtag CreateinSpring

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Top tips for living a more conscious life

Ed and I have always been proud of the way we live our lives, considering the impact of our choices and decisions on the planet. I guess in some ways we were early adopters of many things that are actually common place now, we had an allotment by our mid twenties, we live minimally in the sense that we don’t have a lot of material things and we tried to minimise our use of electricity etc etc. But recently I woke up to the fact that we could be doing so much more, perhaps it was the Blue Planet furore which has had us all shocked or as I became more involved in sustainability at work, either way I knew I wanted to try to make more changes this year.

 

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Life Behind the Squares: Lulu from Acupfullofdreams

I’ve decided to run a series of interviews with people I admire on Instagram. I will be inviting them to share a little about their motivations, the reality behind their images and where they draw their inspiration from. I’m starting the series, called “Life Behind the Squares” by interviewing my wonderful real life friend Lulu who has been on Instagram on and off for many years.

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Botanical Tales Turns One

Well, what a whirlwind the last year has been! I’ve changed and grown in ways I didn’t even know I could or that I needed too. And it’s all thanks to Botanical Tales who turned one today.

In celebration of the special day and also to capture my learnings on virtual paper, I thought I would share with you a little of my journey. Maybe it will inspire or serve as a reassurance that you are heading in the right direction with your chosen path, or maybe it’ll simply pass 5 minutes with a cup of tea and a biscuit preferably a chocolate one please. Either way, here goes!

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