Category: Blog

Introduction to Meditation

So in this section I am going to give you a simple introduction to meditation. I hesitate to use the word meditation. To me, as well as many others, the word “meditation” conjures up the picture of a bearded man sitting cross-legged in front of an entrance to a cave or high on a mountain top. Climbing the mountain and…

Introduction to the Tarot

Years ago, when I told my friend I was studying the tarot, his first comment was, “How can a deck of cards possibly tell you anything about anything?” I laughed because I thought his reply summed up pretty well the common sense view of the cards. I too, had my doubts about the tarot, but I found out that the…

Oat Milk. Plastic free, dairy free and oh so good for you.

In our quest to become plastic free I started looking into alternative milk products, since there’s no dairy milk delivery where we live. I’ve discovered delicious, dairy-free oat milk and I’m thrilled with it. It’s easy to make oat milk at home, and that’s what I’ve been doing.  When I looked for an oat milk recipe online, most of the…

Where does our waste go?

Since we decided to start this challenge a question that has been playing on my mind, is “where does our waste go anyway?” Well, today my questions were answered. Ceredigion County Council had a stall at Party in the Parc today in Penparcau, and they explained to me exactly where all of our waste and recycling ends up. Here in…

Do NOT Recycle!

I understand that plastic is here to stay. And there are some great innovations in our world thanks to plastic. (Bike helmets come to mind.) But the idea of disposable, single use plastic is just wrong-headed. Think about it: These products are made specifically to be discarded. In what realm does this make sense?? But there is one comment that I keep…

Why we are going Plastic-Free

Eighty percent of marine debris is plastic, and a whopping 8.8 million metric tons of plastic waste is dumped into the world’s oceans each year! Plastics accumulate because they typically do not biodegrade as many other substances do. This plastic waste has reached every single one of the world’s oceans, and  harms an estimated 100,000 sea turtles and marine mammals…