Badgers sometimes get a bad press, it used to be thought they were nasty, territorial and spread disease. The governments massive cull of badgers certainly hasn't helped their case. Research suggests only 6% of Bovine TB is spread by badgers and better control of farmers spreading slurry would in fact help as it is believed… Continue reading Badger Facts for Scottish Badger Week
We moved into the cottage in Aberdeenshire in mid December. It didn't take long to realise we shared the garden with lots of others! The cottage had been empty for 18 months and in that time the garden had grown wild. It maybe some people's nightmare and indeed our neighbours were championing getting the strimmer… Continue reading A pheasant named Bert
I love anything recycled and using this Chunky T shirt yarn has been fantastic! https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ByMollyMoo?ref=l2-shopheader-name The yarn is waste from the fashion industry, these off cuts would usually be thrown away and then someone came up with the idea of making t shirt yarn bobbins. The things you can make are endless and they look… Continue reading Recycled Plant Pot Holder 💕
I've been wanting to make a cute tote type lunch bag for a while. It continues the eco theme of bymollymoo and it helps the environment. So many of us use plastic whether it be lunch boxes or bags, I really wanted an eco friendly way to carry my lunch. It also looks lovely! I… Continue reading New Eco Lunch Bag
At the beginning of January I decided to try being a Pescatarian. Thoughts had been bubbling away in my mind for quite some time about how most of our meat is produced. I ordered the book from the popular Veganuary, https://veganuary.commost of which I couldn't read, due to the awful conditions a lot of animals… Continue reading Two Months in of Going Pescatarian
This week has been a very snowy cold week in Aberdeenshire. I've kept busy! The thing with crochet and crafting in general is you can do it inside or outside, an all weather activity. 🌨 Firstly this week I was experimenting with produce bags. I get frustrated at the super market when the only option… Continue reading What did I make this week?
I must admit I was swinging towards hate it! Getting our car out of our lane today and down the 5 miles to the nearest town proved traumatic. We arrived safely though, skidding and slipping as went. On the way I was mostly frozen with fear, anticipating the next skid or slide on the thick… Continue reading Winter – Love it or Hate it?
Ever since I was a little girl I have always loved nature. I was lucky enough to spend most of younger years around animals on a small farm in Cornwall. I care deeply about our environment and the damage we have caused and continue to cause to this wonderful planet. I find myself pulled into… Continue reading Choosing what to Champion
Ever since I can remember I’ve had an obsession with plants, whether it be big, small, outside or inside, I love them all. Out of all them I adore house plants the most. Living in Scotland I can’t grow as much outside as I used to grow in Cornwall so my house plants have become… Continue reading Why my obsession with House Plants?