Thank you for visiting my blog.
I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I am enjoying building and maintaining it. I began this blog as a way to contribute my opinion about things that were going on in the world – especially regarding politics and social policy. I felt there were some terrible policies out there and some great injustices. I needed to do something about it! My earlier posts evolved from this need to stand up and say what I thought.
I then started a small blogging project about giving up supermarkets for 28 days and learned a bit about ethical shopping. I loved the whole experience – the writing, the learning and the use of social media. Most importantly, it gave me a thrust to improve my life and use the blog to record this. I then moved onto blogging about consumption and waste on my Meaner Greener Me mini-series. That opened the door to the Plastic-free Me mini-series and I was invited to blog about Zero Waste Week.
Although I probably blog on ‘green’ issues and sustainability the most, I write about what I care about and what I hope will offer something to those of you kind enough to be reading!
I am a full time parent without much spare time. When I get it, as well as writing, I love to read. I used to hungrily devour fiction to switch off from a demanding job, but now I have a brain that needs stretched, so I find myself immersed in the political pieces, current affairs and the environment.
I welcome your feedback and comments. Thanks for reading.
You can contact me at email@example.com and follow me @westywrites on Twitter. I’m not addicted. I just like it. A lot….