There it is I finally decided to go vegan...for a week to start with. Small steps are the savest. But why start now and how did I turn from "Vegan, isn't that extreme" to "Let's go vegan!". Well first of all I did this interview with Franziska Schmid from Veggie Love two years back, when … Continue reading One Week Vegan Trial
If there is a movie that explains why Trump was elected president of the USA it is the documentary Saving Capitalism by Robert Reich, the former Labor Secretary of the Clinton administration. It's Black Friday Weekend 2017 and thousands of people are flooding the shopping centers, alone, with their friends or even as a family … Continue reading Is Capitalism worth saving?
On Monday 9th of November the second and currently last episode of BBC one's Hugh's War on Waste aired, where Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall investigates how waste, and food waste in particular, can be reduced in the U.K. and what role large supermarket chains play in this battle of trash. Waste is a huge problem in the … Continue reading BBC one and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall declare the War on Waste
The former inhabitants of Chernobyl have returned home: A group of grandmas decided to occupy the land around Chernobyl, grow their own food and live in a like-minded community. The most striking thing I take away from this story is that these ladies fear hunger more than anything else. Before I write about the pro … Continue reading The “farm girls” from Chernobyl
When I lived in Stockholm November was a month everybody feared or at least tried to keep out of their minds. It's the month with the least hours of daylight in the Northern hemisphere and in places like Sweden, not just the sun becomes shy but it rains quite frequently. You are in a state … Continue reading Transparency in Autumn via People Tree
Today I came across and decided to do the Slow Fashion Pledge. Honestly for me this is a no-brainer, I have been into vintage shopping and clothes preserving for years which led to a wardrobe that dates back to the 50's (a Burberry Trench I got on Ebay). But the Slow Fashion Pledge is more … Continue reading Slow Fashion Pledge
Once you start the DIY experiments it becomes like an obsession especially when there is a mission behind it. Creating a healthier environment by making magic with Baking Soda, Coconut Butter and Essential Oils... DIY recipes are out there on the web in nearly infinite numbers representing the creative minds behind them. Thanks to all … Continue reading Homemade Bathroom #2
The best way for me to learn is by watching and doing. I really prefer a (good) tutorial on youtube than a guide book. Most of my knowledge about Climate Change, Sustainability and Energy Resources I acquired by taking classes on coursera. Today I am not going to send you back to school but rather to the … Continue reading 5 “take action” movies for your next movie night