The ethics of a community

Life has a distinct habit of taking over sometimes and the past few weeks have been an excellent example of that.  Our island now has a brand new and very shiny community shop 'Waste Not Want Not' as part of its ambitions towards zero waste.  It has rather hijacked my life but in the best … Continue reading The ethics of a community

An island begins to sing

I have always been fascinated with islands and people that choose to live there.  The UK is made up of a series of islands but my fascination always lay in the small ones.  Now I live on a Scottish island my fascination has deepened still further as I learn about the communities that make island … Continue reading An island begins to sing

Make do & mend

Yesterday I sat in a community meeting focusing on a new 'green' initiative that is underway on Arran and I felt my grandparents right next to me.  As discussions got under way about a fabulous project called Eco Savvy I listened with a light heart.  Upcycling is coming to Arran!  There are, of course, a … Continue reading Make do & mend