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How do you protect yourself from the sun?

How do you protect yourself from the sun?

Avoidance - Try to avoid going out in the sun between the hours of 10am and 4pm, at the height of summer. Babies younger than 6 months should not be exposed to direct sunlight. Wear Suncream - Wearing suncream is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself from the sun. Apply it generously to ...

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Still Working From Home? – Penny Lynch

Still Working From Home? – Penny Lynch

You probably upgraded your internet speed at the beginning of the first lock-down, when everyone was at home and we were all wanting more bandwidth. But what about your work-station, is that fit for purpose? It is important to carve out space that separates your job from your personal life, wherever possible. It ...

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Summer Energy Saving Tips

Summer Energy Saving Tips

Although we’re entering the time of year where our energy bills are typically reducing, with the skyrocketing prices this year, that might not be the case. It’s worth taking a few minutes to see where savings can be made. Hang your washing on the line, outside, rather than using the tumble drier. Shake them out, ...

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Hidden Plastic

Hidden Plastic

We are all aware that we need to reduce the plastic in our lives because of the health and environmental risks it poses. But there are hidden plastics, in products you wouldn’t necessarily expect to find them, and if you don’t know where they are, it’s hard to avoid them. Tea Bags - In excess of 65 million cups of ...

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Why Remove Your Shoes? – Penny Lynch

Why Remove Your Shoes? – Penny Lynch

What fascinates me about the no-shoes conversation is that the UK seem to be one of only a handful of countries where culturally it’s expected for people to leave their shoes ON when entering your home! Many countries have a strict “no shoes in the house” policy. You might think that it’s because they’re worried ...

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Packing Up Properly – Penny Lynch

Packing Up Properly – Penny Lynch

Whether you wait until the 12th night, or you can’t wait to see the back of the Christmas decorations, taking them down should be done properly. In fact, you should put as much effort into taking them down as you took putting them up. Next Christmas you will thank yourself. Wrap your lights around a sturdy piece ...

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How To Shop For A Sustainable Christmas – Penny Lynch

How To Shop For A Sustainable Christmas – Penny Lynch

Buying environmentally friendly gifts for your friends and family can seem like a daunting challenge, but it really doesn’t need to be. Think pilates instructors, personal trainers, massage therapists, hair stylists, local artists, golf and tennis pros, local restaurants, local boutiques. All of whom can offer ...

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Reducing Waste This Christmas – Penny Lynch

Reducing Waste This Christmas – Penny Lynch

This might seem a month or so early but planning ahead is crucial. Give yourself time for a well prepared and considered festive season. Give presents in gift bags. That way you can reuse them again next year and save paper. Gifts don’t always have to be “things”. Give the gift of time spent doing activities or ...

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