Category Archives: Life

Live LAGOM Project Update

It’s been three months since I picked up my sustainable living stash from IKEA (see here for my first post about it). Because I live on my own in a small flat it was a struggle to spend £500 (I … Continue reading

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The Health Hazards Lurking in Sanitary Products

I need to talk about tampons. Not the prettiest subject but that’s probably why we don’t talk about them very much. And why I haven’t thought about them very much. Sanitary products have been around since the 1930s and women … Continue reading

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Book Chapter Published – Intimacies, Critical Consumption and Diverse Economies

Edited by Emma Casey (Senior Lecturer Sociology at Kingston) and Yvette Taylor (Professor at Strathclyde), Intimacies, Critical Consumption and Diverse Economies explores the importance of consumption in shaping the intimacies of everyday life. With contributions from ten academics spanning sociology, … Continue reading

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Live Lagom: New Year’s Resolutions for Sustainable Living

For many, Christmas is the epitome of excess. Sitting at my parents surrounded by the last remnants of wrapping paper, overflowing bins and untouched Christmas cake overshadowed by even more delectable boxes of chocolates, I could vouch for that. In … Continue reading

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Crafty Advent Calendar

I think I’ve only been without an advent calendar for one year, and even then I still had the reusable book style woodland advent calendar given to me as a child that I took into the office to stretch out … Continue reading

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Cruelty-Free Bio-D Comes Top for Eco-Friendly Washing

What we wash away down the plug hole has become an increasing concern of mine and has slowly but surely changed my cleaning habits considerably, both in terms of washing myself and washing things in my home. I’ve gone from … Continue reading

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