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Coffee With: Hayley McLellan

I’m super excited about ‘Coffee With’, a new series of Q&A’s with local eco-warriors committed to making the world just a little greener and wilder. Plastic Free July is a few days away, so it seems fitting that our first Q&A is with Hayley McLellan, environmental campaigner and founder of Rethink the Bag. Here’s a…

Get EcoBricking!

Ever wondered what to do with those pesky bits of unrecyclable plastic so they don’t end up in landfill? EcoBrick them! Ian Dommisse of EcoBrick Exchange gave me the scoop on what exactly EcoBricks are and how to make them. Here’s the lowdown: What are EcoBricks? Essentially, it’s a technology to replace traditional building bricks.…

That old chestnut

It’s a conversation my farm boy and I have a lot. It came up in our cramped Beijing and Hong Kong quarters; again in our quaint London terrace, and now more than ever it seems, when we’re lucky enough to sneak away for a country getaway. A night away at Old Mac Daddy in Elgin…

5 reasons to stick to seasonal

When we lived in Hong Kong I found the expat supermarkets mind boggling. Talk about being spoilt for choice. Not much grows in this high-density concrete jungle yet browse the aisles of their supermarkets and there’s very little you can’t find. In season, out of season, every delicacy from every corner of the globe. As…