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Well-brewed women: Katie Irwin of Waste Not Collective

Mama, wife, zero waster, midwife, small business owner. It seems there's nothing Katie Irwin can't do. She's one half of the duo behind Waste Not Collective - created together with her husband Tom - a Brisbane-based business aimed at educating the wider public about living a low waste, earth-friendly lifestyle.  However, it doesn't stop there… Continue reading Well-brewed women: Katie Irwin of Waste Not Collective

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Finding the bliss within Christmas

Originally written for Australia Yoga Teacher Training. You can read it, and more ponderings about life, motherhood and the lessons of yoga here. I stand in the middle of the shopping centre, a carefully curated shopping list saved in my phone, that week’s audiobook playing in my ears. “OK, let’s do this” I say to… Continue reading Finding the bliss within Christmas

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From the archives: I heart Leeds

First published March 27, 2012 To this day Leeds is still one of my favourite places to have visited in the UK. #justsaying Dangerous. Boring. Dirty. It's fair to say Leeds was one city I travelled to grudgingly with my many pre-conceptions, all of which were bad, firmly in place. I stepped off the bus… Continue reading From the archives: I heart Leeds