Sustainable Living

Going Solo After Divorce: Part 1, Kathy’s Story

A quick google search on the subject provides a brief insight into what I might expect going solo following my divorce. ’Divorced and terrified’, ‘coping alone’, ‘getting yourself back out there…’ was pretty much what I found. Not very encouraging...

Does Going To The Pub Count As A Hobby?

Back in the day when the eighties was all about Red Wedge, Reaganomics and Red Tab 501s rather than the retro movement it has become today, pubs were less of a hobby and more of an educational institution. Halcyon days of student grants and being...

Living Alone, Solitude And Happiness?

Living alone, solitude and happiness? All rarely mentioned in the same sentence, yet there is a real kind of happiness to be gained from spending time alone and benefiting from times of solitude  – an everyday experience for people living solo...

The Solo Living Freelancer

Living alone and freelancing can be a precarious way to live! Here, Lynn juggles it all and with the help of her support network, tells us how she managed to buy her own home. As I grow older (rather disgracefully), the isolating financial...

Living Alone After A Break Up

Regardless of how long a relationship, when one comes to an end it can be a very difficult time, especially when the breakup wasn’t expected or on your terms. It can be especially hard if you were living together and adjusting to living on your own...

Why Are We Moving Towards A Plant Based Diet?

One in four of us is opting to eat less meat with an additional 14% expressing a desire to reduce meat-eating habits sometime in the future. Predicted to grow by a fifth from 2016, the meat-free market is set to hit £660 million by 2021. With...

Who’s Thinking Fast About Slow Fashion?

If there are a couple of things we can be sure of in these dynamic and exciting  times, it is that change is inevitable. We have more choice today, impacting all areas of our lives, compared to previous generations and this only looks set to...

Living Apart Together – Elena’s Story

If I had to choose one word to define my lifetime of experience, it would be ‘late’. Everything has happened late or instead, I have arrived later than others to stages in life we regularly associate with younger age. Getting a degree, studying for...

How To Make A Solo Christmas A Social Christmas

Many of us will spend the Christmas period, including Christmas day, alone. The reasons for spending the day alone can vary – but there is no reason why anybody spending Christmas solo can’t have the best Christmas. People of all ages will be...

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