consumerism · nothing new project

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #4: MORE BUMPS IN THE ROAD

I have spent the past few months feeling guilty about not posting an update for a very long time on my Nothing New Project that I started at the beginning of this year. To anyone who was curious to know how things have been travelling, I’m sorry to have been so inconsistent! There has been…… Continue reading NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #4: MORE BUMPS IN THE ROAD

consumerism · green living

MY CHRISTMAS BOYCOTT

Well, friends, that time of year is upon us. Holidays are my favourite time of year (and I have mine coming up in just over a week!!) but Christmas – the focal point of the summer holidays here in Australia – has started rating pretty low with me these last few years. Two years ago,…… Continue reading MY CHRISTMAS BOYCOTT

consumerism · nothing new project

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #2: WHAT I’VE LEARNT SO FAR

Hello friends! It’s now just under 4 weeks until we depart to France for our minimalist wedding, and for the most part I’ve been doing well at making the time to live slowly. While I’ve had a few stressed-out moments over the past few weeks, for the most part I think I have kept my cool…… Continue reading NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #2: WHAT I’VE LEARNT SO FAR

consumerism · nothing new project

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #1: SO FAR, SO GOOD

Well, I’m one month into the Nothing New Project and I’m pleased to report that everything is travelling along very smoothly! I first posted about the project here, vowing to not purchase anything new (other than food, medicine, essential household items, personal care products, underwear and petrol) until February 2018. These past weeks have felt…… Continue reading NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #1: SO FAR, SO GOOD

consumerism · nothing new project · zero waste

INTRODUCING MY NOTHING NEW PROJECT

I have an exciting new project to share with you today, something I have been considering doing for quite some time but haven’t been 100% sure about committing to before now. Friends, as of this weekend I’ll be conducting a little experiment, the subject of said experiment being yours truly. I’ll be forbidding myself from…… Continue reading INTRODUCING MY NOTHING NEW PROJECT