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© 2019 by Jules Birkby / Now Then, Sunshine.

February 16, 2018

Today turned out to be a bit of a failure. We were all on track to have an almost plastic-free day: yesterday’s paper bag replacement for bin bags was a success, we’d had porridge (packaged in a cardboard box) for breakfast with home-stewed apple, I’d baked bread and E...

February 15, 2018

It’s day two of our plastic boycott and I’ve confiscated our kitchen bin.

“You’ve... confiscated the kitchen bin,” my husband repeats slowly. “Really?”

Indeed I have. We recycle most things and we’re saving any plastic we do use to see how much we have at the end of the...

February 14, 2018

This year, for the second year running, I’m inflicting a 40-day experiment on my long-suffering family. It’s nothing too weird and it certainly won’t hurt them (apart from cause the odd bit / a fair amount of complaining) but I think it’s a really important thing to at...

February 9, 2018

Instagram, Pinterest and other social networks are great for promoting our products, but their styled, edited photos rarely show the blood, sweat and tears that's gone into each piece. So I thought I'd share my work process for you, as my very first post, to show...

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