Waste-free Wednesday: Reusable make up pads

I’ve been trying to reduce my single-use items such as with a reusable coffee cup and beeswax food wraps but I find one of the most difficult places to do this is in the bathroom and with beauty products. I finally got around to buying some reusable make up pads after a friend recommended them…

Inspiring People: Laura La Beur

With International Women’s Day last week, I decided I wanted to interview a women in science that has inspired me, so I interviewed Laura La Beur. I have never met anyone quite like her and I love her for that. Laura is full of passion, opinionated and kind. She openly advocates body positivity, LGBTQIA rights,…

Microplastics: a growing threat to coral reefs

Following the incredible Blue Planet II , and even more recently Drowning in Plastic, the public response has been brilliant, pushing for reductions in single-use plastic globally. My friends who I used to row with back at home founded Row For the Ocean and are currently rowing the Atlantic to raise awareness of plastic pollution in collaboration with Surfers…

Sampling on the Mekong

So I wanted to post this in December but that turned into another crazy month – my first trip to Vietnam now seems like ages ago! November was hectic… I got back from Switzerland and had to immediately pack for Vietnam as I left on the 2nd. I was only in Vietnam for just over…